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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 68%
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 peopleNewton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime34n/a (estimate)1,1912,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape4n/a140.148.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault11n/a385.3254.0250.2
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)525407379
Burglary4n/a140.1271.7340.5
Theft13n/a455.31,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a70.1148.2219.9
Property crime19n/a (estimate)6651,8472,110

Key findings

  • Newton crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newton are 38% higher than the national average
  • In Newton you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newton is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Newton has increased by 9%

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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 191
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newton is 1 in 151
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newton is 1 in 84

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

      Newton police department

      ItemNewtonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
      There are a total of 7 Newton police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.4% less than the Illinois average and 24.6% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oblong, IL1,5715851,6812,266
      Ste. Marie, IL2755522,5063,058
      Dieterich, IL7145622,5503,112
      Hidalgo, IL1056122,7743,386
      Rose Hill, IL576202,8113,431
      Willow Hill, IL2616582,9833,641
      Montrose, IL2586582,9833,641
      Newton, IL2,6315256651,191

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wisconsin Dells, WI2,6313314,8385,169
      Vergennes, VT2,6311931,0401,233
      Westhampton, NY2,63156215272
      Cadiz, KY2,6301872,3942,581
      Owensville, MO2,6301174,4684,584
      Newton, IL2,6315256651,191
      Source: The Newton, IL 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.