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Total crime 33%
Violent crime 20%
Property crime 36%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewcastle/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,130 (estimate)2,2432,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a60.038.4
Robberyn/an/an/a41.273.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.3279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)466 (estimate)334388
Burglaryn/an/an/a229.9314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,418.71,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a260.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,664 (estimate)1,9091,958

Key findings

  • Newcastle crime rates are 33% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newcastle are 20% higher than the national average
  • In Newcastle you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newcastle is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Newcastle has decreased by 4%

Newcastle crime map

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The Newcastle crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Newcastle as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Newcastle crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Newcastle (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newcastle

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newcastle is 1 in 215
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newcastle is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newcastle is 1 in 32

      Year Over Year Crime In Newcastle (per 100,000 people)

      Newcastle police department

      ItemNewcastleNebraskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,523558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.13.3

      Sex offenders in Nebraska

      StateTotal offendersNebraska /100KNational /100K
      Nebraska6,070345266
      There are a total of 6,070 sex offenders in Nebraska. This yields a total of 345 sex offenders in Nebraska per 100,000 residents which is 30% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Elk Point, SD2,12005454
      Ponca, NE1,013143815958
      Vermillion, SD10,7781731,9052,079
      Westfield, IA1594382,4482,886
      Martinsburg, NE594452,5452,991
      Wynot, NE1704462,5502,996
      Waterbury, NE654792,7403,220
      Newcastle, NE2804662,6643,130

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cashion Community, TX2804562,2932,749
      East Hodge, LA2809064,0894,995
      Crab Orchard, IL2805592,0462,605
      Hundred, WV2804471,7572,205
      Alexander, ND2804432,8603,303
      Newcastle, NE2804662,6643,130
      Source: The Newcastle, NE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.