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Total crime 147%
Violent crime 224%
Property crime 134%
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/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime461n/a (estimate)6,1593,4432,489
Murder1n/a13.48.05.0
Rape12n/a160.377.242.6
Robbery3n/a40.151.681.6
Assault76n/a1,015.4447.8250.2
Violent crime92n/a (estimate)1,229585379
Burglary70n/a935.2599.6340.5
Theft289n/a3,861.12,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft10n/a133.6245.9219.9
Property crime369n/a (estimate)4,9302,8582,110

Key findings

  • Newport crime rates are 147% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newport are 224% higher than the national average
  • In Newport you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newport is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Newport has increased by 11%

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      Daily Crime In Newport (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Newport, Arkansas is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Newport are 1.79 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.47 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Newport are 2.10 times more than than Arkansas and 3.24 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Newport are 1.72 times more than than Arkansas and 2.34 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Newport (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and all other cities across the US, is Newport safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Newport is safer than 3% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Newport is safer than 1% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Arkansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Newport. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Newport is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newport

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newport is 1 in 82
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newport is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newport is 1 in 17
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Newport? In Newport, AR you have a 1 in 82 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 21 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Newport.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Newport, AR is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Newport has increased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Newport has increased by 5% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Newport has increased by 11% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Newport police department

      ItemNewportArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)205,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.93.3
      There are a total of 20 Newport police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.7% less than the Arkansas average and 21.8% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Arkansas

      StateTotal offendersArkansas /100KNational /100K
      Arkansas8,875323266
      There are a total of 8,875 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 323 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 21% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Diaz, AR1,407841,1701,253
      Bradford, AR7872731,0931,366
      Newark, AR1,2762421,1811,423
      Tuckerman, AR2,0885392,0352,573
      Grubbs, AR5187113,4764,187
      Campbell Station, AR2497643,7334,498
      Oil Trough, AR2227733,7784,551
      Newport, AR7,7811,2294,9306,159

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Glenside, PA7,781160733893
      August, CA7,7816193,2723,891
      Hobart, WI7,77952285336
      Dry Run, OH7,785103721824
      Wyoming, MN7,78550851901
      Newport, AR7,7811,2294,9306,159
      Source: The Newport, AR 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.