Reported Annual Crime In Newton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime570n/a (estimate)3,8002,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape9n/a60.039.241.7
Robbery2n/a13.339.898.0
Assault60n/a400.0211.0248.9
Violent crime71n/a (estimate)473293383
Burglary146n/a973.4479.3430.4
Theft335n/a2,233.51,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft18n/a120.0177.4237.4
Property crime499n/a (estimate)3,3272,1252,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Newton, IA. All reported Newton, IA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Newton, IA overall crime rate is 57% higher than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 38% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Newton, IA, the rate is 61% higher than compared to the Iowa average, and 24% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Newton, IA comes in at 57% higher than to the average seen in Iowa, and 41% higher than the overall national average.
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The Newton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Newton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Newton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newton is 38% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.41 daily crimes that occur in Newton.
  • Newton is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newton you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newton has increased by 18%.

Compare Newton, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Newton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Newton, IA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Iowa and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Newton, IA are 1.57 times more than the Iowa average and 1.38 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Newton, IA are 1.61 times more than than Iowa and 1.24 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Newton, IA are 1.57 times more than than Iowa and 1.41 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Newton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Iowa and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Newton, IA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Newton, IA has been ranked safer than 17% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Newton, IA is safer than 18% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Iowa and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Newton, IA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Newton, IA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newton is 1 in 212
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newton is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newton is 1 in 27
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Newton, IA? 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 Newton, IA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 212. 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 31 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 Newton, IA is 1 in 27.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Newton, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Newton, IA has increased by 32%, the amount of property crime in Newton, IA has increased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Newton, IA has increased by 18% year to year.

Newton police department

ItemNewtonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)283,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 28 Newton police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.3% greater than the Iowa average and 43.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Prairie City, IA1,97358698757
Baxter, IA1,081111806917
Monroe, IA1,875113817929
Oakland Acres, IA1161411,0221,163
Colfax, IA1,9251971,5241,721
Lambs Grove, IA2002711,9682,239
Sully, IA8433362,4402,776
Newton, IA15,0904733,3273,800

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hereford, TX15,0863912,4002,791
Dickson, TN15,0981,1195,9867,105
Hurricane, UT15,1061081,5851,694
Sterling, IL15,0712233,7713,994
Clearlake, CA15,0709594,1355,094
Newton, IA15,0904733,3273,800
Source: The Newton, IA 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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