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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 2%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewport Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,899n/a (estimate)2,2262,7722,489
Murder5n/a5.94.35.0
Rape29n/a34.037.542.6
Robbery32n/a37.5132.481.6
Assault69n/a80.9267.1250.2
Violent crime135n/a (estimate)158441379
Burglary273n/a320.0386.1340.5
Theft1,344n/a1,575.21,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft147n/a172.3358.8219.9
Property crime1,764n/a (estimate)2,0672,3312,110

Key findings

  • Newport Beach crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newport Beach are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Newport Beach you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newport Beach is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Newport Beach has decreased by 13%

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

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      Daily Crime In Newport Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Newport Beach, CA per 100,000 people. In Newport Beach, the total number of daily crimes is 1.25 times less than the California average and 1.12 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Newport Beach is 2.79 times less than the California average and 2.40 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Newport Beach has a daily crime rate that is 1.13 times less than the California average and 1.02 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Newport Beach (higher is better)

      How safe is Newport Beach, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Newport Beach is safer than 66% of the cities in California and 48% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Newport Beach. Overall, Newport Beach is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newport Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newport Beach is 1 in 633
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newport Beach is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newport Beach is 1 in 45
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Newport Beach? In Newport Beach, CA you have a 1 in 633 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Newport Beach.

      Year Over Year Crime In Newport Beach (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Newport Beach is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Newport Beach has increased by 10% and the rate of property crime in Newport Beach has decreased by 14%. The total crime rate in Newport Beach has decreased by 13% year to year.

      Newport Beach police department

      ItemNewport BeachCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21051,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.63.3
      There are a total of 210 Newport Beach police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.4% less than the California average and 26% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Laguna Woods, CA16,34744773817
      Villa Park, CA5,92268753822
      Lake Forest, CA80,65876789865
      Aliso Viejo, CA50,21952829880
      Laguna Niguel, CA64,98464910975
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331688881,056
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661521,1261,178
      Newport Beach, CA86,8131582,0672,226

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Alafaya, FL86,8683902,2142,604
      Hawthorne, CA86,9387281,7012,429
      Carmel, IN86,94031846877
      Whittier, CA86,6302472,2062,454
      Suffolk, VA87,0612952,4772,772
      Newport Beach, CA86,8131582,0672,226
      Source: The Newport Beach, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.