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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 62%
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.
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 peopleNewton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,908 (estimate)2,7172,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a27.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.081.6
Assaultn/an/an/a232.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)491 (estimate)341379
Burglaryn/an/an/a372.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a223.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,418 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Newton crime rates are 57% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newton are 29% higher than the national average
  • In Newton you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newton is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Newton has increased by 2218%

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      Daily Crime In Newton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newton is 1 in 204
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newton is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newton is 1 in 26

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

      Newton police department

      ItemNewtonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)111,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.74.03.3
      There are a total of 1 Newton police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.2% less than the Georgia average and 48% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Leary, GA690000
      Putney, GA2,3501691,1781,347
      Camilla, GA5,0753793,5693,947
      Baconton, GA8205173,6024,119
      Pelham, GA3,7825764,3184,893
      Newton, GA7734913,4183,908

      Cities with similar population

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      Hickory, PA7733091,4151,723
      Seven Mile Ford, VA7733012,3752,676
      Church Hill, MD7735712,4523,023
      Clay Center, NE7733862,6163,003
      Powderly, KY773136272408
      Newton, GA7734913,4183,908
      Source: The Newton, GA 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.