Reported Annual Crime In Newport

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewport/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime82n/a (estimate)1,7172,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewport/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robbery0n/a0.091.098.0
Assault5n/a104.7240.5248.9
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)105364383
Burglary14n/a293.1630.6430.4
Theft62n/a1,298.21,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a20.9153.8237.4
Property crime77n/a (estimate)1,6122,5452,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Newport, NC. These figures on reported criminal activity in Newport, NC, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Newport, NC is 41% lower than the average of the whole of the state of North Carolina, and when compared with the national average, is 37% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Newport, NC has 71% lower than violent crime rate than North Carolina average, while remaining 73% lower than the national average. In property crime, Newport, NC is 37% lower than the average of North Carolina and is 32% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newport is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.7 daily crimes that occur in Newport.
  • Newport is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newport you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newport has decreased by 30%.

Compare Newport, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Newport (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Newport, NC on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Carolina. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Newport, NC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Carolina state wide, are 1.69 times less than the state average and 1.60 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Newport, NC on a daily bases are 3.47 times less than than North Carolina average and 3.66 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Newport, NC are 1.58 times less than the daily state average and 1.47 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Newport (higher is better)

How safe is Newport, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Newport, NC is safer than 83% of the cities in North Carolina and 67% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Newport, NC. Overall, Newport, NC is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newport is 1 in 956
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newport is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newport is 1 in 59
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Newport, NC? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Newport, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 956. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 63 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Newport, NC is 1 in 59.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Newport, NC is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Newport, NC has increased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Newport, NC has decreased by 32% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Newport, NC has decreased by 30% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Newport police department

ItemNewportNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.14.83.3
There are a total of 9 Newport police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.6% less than the North Carolina average and 34.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cedar Point, NC1,39351357408
Cape Carteret, NC2,26781563644
Neuse Forest, NC1,730100696795
Broad Creek, NC2,3651641,1461,310
Pine Knoll Shores, NC1,420741,2511,325
Minnesott Beach, NC4282281,5921,820
Havelock, NC20,6301042,4112,515
Newport, NC4,6661051,6121,717

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Avalon, PA4,6664151,4621,877
West Peoria, IL4,6653801,7402,120
Mountain Grove, MO4,6685132,8463,359
Newton Falls, OH4,6682192,1902,409
Danville, PA4,6644781,6072,085
Newport, NC4,6661051,6121,717
Source: The Newport, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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