Newton, NC Crime Statistics For 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-11-20
519
Total Crimes
3,955.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
54.01%
Above National Average
Newton Crime Compared To NC Average
Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in North Carolina.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

What is the crime rate in Newton, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Newton is 3,955.5 per 100,000 people. That's 54.01% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 37.74% higher than the North Carolina total crime rate of 2,871.7 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

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Newton
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 519 3,955.5 2,871.7 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 8 61.0 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 58 442.0 265.1 246.8
Violent Crime 66 503.0 377.6 368.9
Burglary 136 1,036.5 599.9 376.0
Larceny 302 2,301.7 1,724.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 15 114.3 169.8 228.9
Property Crime 453 3,452.5 2,494.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Newton

66
Violent Crimes
503.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
36.35%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 198.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Newton each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Newton is 503.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 36.35% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 33.21% higher than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 377.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Newton

453
Property Crimes
3,452.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
56.97%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 29.0 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 3,452.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 56.97% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 38.43% higher than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,494.1 per 100,000 people.

Crime In Cities Around Newton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Hickory, NC 40,701 2,044 5,022.0 4,628.9 393.1
Conover, NC 8,391 315 3,754.0 3,563.3 190.7
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