Newton, KS Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
691
Total Crimes
3,669.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
42.88%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Newton, KS?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Newton is 3,669.7 per 100,000 people. That's 42.88% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 19.42% higher than the Kansas total crime rate of 3,072.9 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Newton SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

How Does Newton Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Newton
/ 100k People
Kansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 691 3,669.7 3,072.9 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.9 5.0
Robbery 9 47.8 53.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 98 520.4 328.3 246.8
Violent Crime 131 695.7 439.0 368.9
Burglary 92 488.6 430.6 376.0
Larceny 429 2,278.3 1,933.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 39 207.1 269.4 228.9
Property Crime 560 2,974.0 2,633.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Newton

131
Violent Crimes
695.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
88.59%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 143.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Newton each year. That compares to a 1 in 227.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Newton is 695.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 88.59% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 58.47% higher than the Kansas violent crime rate of 439.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Newton

560
Property Crimes
2,974.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
35.21%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 33.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Newton each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Newton is 2,974.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 35.21% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 12.91% higher than the Kansas property crime rate of 2,633.9 per 100,000 people.

Newton Crime Compared To Kansas Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Kansas.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Newton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Derby, KS 23,842 542 2,273.3 2,118.1 155.2
Bel Aire, KS 8,092 164 2,026.7 1,927.8 98.9
Valley Center, KS 7,370 89 1,207.6 1,126.2 81.4
Mulvane, KS 6,391 172 2,691.3 2,550.5 140.8
Maize, KS 4,735 105 2,217.5 1,964.1 253.4
Rose Hill, KS 3,986 63 1,580.5 1,455.1 125.4
Hesston, KS 3,791 42 1,107.9 976.0 131.9
Sedgwick, KS 1,661 22 1,324.5 1,083.7 240.8
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