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Total crime 93%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 92%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1n/a (estimate)1692,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.786.2
Assault0n/a0.0216.6246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0327381
Burglary0n/a0.0431.3376.0
Theft1n/a168.61,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0235.4228.9
Property crime1n/a (estimate)1692,5742,200

Key findings

  • Newton crime rates are 93% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newton are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Newton you have a 1 in 594 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newton is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Newton has decreased by 97%

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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 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newton is 1 in 594
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newton is 1 in 594

      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, GA2,3501621,2761,438
      Camilla, GA5,0753793,5693,947
      Pelham, GA3,7828833,3894,272
      Baconton, GA8204963,9024,398
      Newton, GA7730169169

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Evarts, KY773123490613
      Clay Center, NE7733662,6693,035
      Drakes Branch, VA7733232,6923,015
      Matthews, MO7734958251,320
      Church Hill, MD7735902,5563,146
      Newton, GA7730169169
      Source: The Newton, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.