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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 52%
Property crime 62%
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 peopleNewell/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)922 (estimate)1,7552,346
Murdern/an/an/a6.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a46.638.4
Robberyn/an/an/a20.773.9
Assaultn/an/an/a282.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)187 (estimate)356388
Burglaryn/an/an/a273.3314.2
Theftn/an/an/a998.91,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a127.2246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)735 (estimate)1,3991,958

Key findings

  • Newell crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newell are 52% lower than the national average
  • In Newell you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newell is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Newell has decreased by 8%

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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 535
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newell is 1 in 137
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newell is 1 in 109

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

      Newell police department

      ItemNewellWest VirginiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,642558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

      Sex offenders in West Virginia

      StateTotal offendersWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
      West Virginia4,917266266
      There are a total of 4,917 sex offenders in West Virginia. This yields a total of 266 sex offenders in West Virginia per 100,000 residents which is equal the national average.

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      Shippingport, PA153000
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      Lisbon, OH2,7410267267
      Toronto, OH5,08761307369
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      New Cumberland, WV1,090156614770
      Chester, WV2,581162636798
      Newell, WV1,237187735922

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      Luther, OK1,23755656711
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      Newell, WV1,237187735922
      Source: The Newell, WV 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.