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Total crime 33%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 43%
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 peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime34n/a (estimate)3,3142,6752,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape1n/a97.531.842.6
Robbery1n/a97.581.181.6
Assault1n/a97.5304.7250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)292423379
Burglary3n/a292.4304.8340.5
Theft27n/a2,631.61,782.71,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a97.5164.7219.9
Property crime31n/a (estimate)3,0212,2522,110

Key findings

  • Newport crime rates are 33% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newport are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Newport you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newport is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Newport has increased by 23%

Newport crime map

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      Daily Crime In Newport (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newport

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newport is 1 in 342
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newport is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newport is 1 in 31

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

      Newport police department

      ItemNewportDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.55.43.3
      There are a total of 7 Newport police officers. This results in 6.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.5% greater than the Delaware average and 100.5% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Delaware

      StateTotal offendersDelaware /100KNational /100K
      Delaware4,039505266
      There are a total of 4,039 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 505 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 90% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chester Heights, PA2,58171323394
      Greenville, DE2,26566353420
      Toughkenamon, PA1,61380368448
      Lima, PA2,06986395481
      Swarthmore, PA6,21831467498
      Avondale, PA1,430101462563
      Morton, PA2,684108496605
      Newport, DE1,0752923,0213,314

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pawnee City, NE1,0751631,1021,264
      Woodlands, CA1,07562327389
      Buckeystown, MD1,075114489603
      Gideon, MO1,0752038121,015
      Stillman Valley, IL1,075172779951
      Newport, DE1,0752923,0213,314
      Source: The Newport, DE 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.