Reported Annual Crime In West Newton

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Newton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39n/a (estimate)1,5591,9632,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Newton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rape1n/a40.032.841.7
Robbery1n/a40.092.198.0
Assault9n/a359.9182.6248.9
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)440313383
Burglary7n/a279.9250.3430.4
Theft20n/a799.71,297.71,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a40.0101.4237.4
Property crime28n/a (estimate)1,1201,6492,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Newton is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.27 daily crimes that occur in West Newton.
  • West Newton is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Newton you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Newton has decreased by 10%.

Compare West Newton, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In West Newton (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is West Newton (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Newton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Newton is 1 in 228
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Newton is 1 in 90
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Newton is 1 in 65

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

West Newton police department

ItemWest NewtonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)214,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.81.83.3
There are a total of 2 West Newton police officers. This results in 0.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.4% less than the Pennsylvania average and 76.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Pennsylvania17,973146222
There are a total of 17,973 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 146 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Beallsville, PA517000
Fayette City, PA617000
Lincoln, PA1,040000
Everson, PA763000
North Braddock, PA4,81064106169
Manor, PA3,2870180180
South Park Township, PA13,47045202247
West Newton, PA2,5564401,1201,559

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Smoke Rise, AL2,556146825972
Bermuda Run, NC2,55657399456
Shenandoah, VA2,556431,4601,503
Rosita, TX2,5562701,5781,849
Harriman, NY2,556179759938
West Newton, PA2,5564401,1201,559
Source: The West Newton, PA 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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