Reported Annual Crime In Newtown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewtown/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime86n/a (estimate)3062,0352,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewtown/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.25.3
Rape0n/a0.021.340.4
Robbery1n/a3.675.6102.8
Assault2n/a7.1128.0248.5
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)11227386
Burglary20n/a71.2280.9468.9
Theft58n/a206.41,328.51,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a17.8198.7236.9
Property crime83n/a (estimate)2951,8082,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newtown is 89% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.84 daily crimes that occur in Newtown.
  • Newtown is safer than 95% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newtown you have a 1 in 327 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newtown has decreased by 47%.

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Daily Crime In Newtown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newtown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newtown is 1 in 9369
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newtown is 1 in 339
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newtown is 1 in 327

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

Newtown police department

ItemNewtownConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)505,593558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 50 Newtown police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.1% less than the Connecticut average and 44.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Connecticut

StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
Connecticut5,691171222
There are a total of 5,691 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 171 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Georgetown, CT1,82132254286
Ridgefield, CT7,5528284292
Peach Lake, NY1,57379326405
Woodbury Center, CT1,52081646728
Pawling, NY2,053154635789
Bethel, CT9,5415822827
Putnam Lake, NY3,666187770958
Newtown, CT2,00911295306

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Honey Grove, TX2,0092491,5861,835
Cardington, OH2,0091641,4101,575
Spencer, WV2,0081851,0581,243
Lake Isabella, MI2,010175727902
Queensland, MD2,010103500603
Newtown, CT2,00911295306
Source: The Newtown, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.