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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 66%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewell/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)864 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)111 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)753 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Newell crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newell are 71% lower than the national average
  • In Newell you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newell is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Newell has decreased by 20%

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The Newell crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Newell 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 Newell crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Newell (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newell is 1 in 900
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newell is 1 in 133
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newell is 1 in 116

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

      Newell police department

      ItemNewellIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sac City, IA2,1851441,1981,342
      Lakeside, IA6742561,7331,989
      Albert City, IA5893382,2902,628
      Lytton, IA2903442,3312,676
      Early, IA6993492,3622,710
      Schaller, IA7953562,4092,765
      Rembrandt, IA1613572,4152,772
      Newell, IA1,070111753864

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Springville, IA1,07092626718
      Guernsey, WY1,07097818915
      Crivitz, WI1,070136719855
      Plainfield, WI1,070148783931
      Bolivar, OH1,070104811916
      Newell, IA1,070111753864
      Source: The Newell, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.