Newark, OH
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Newark, OH crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate of 46 per one thousand residents, Newark has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22. Within Ohio, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Newark.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 50,029, Newark has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Newark does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Newark.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Newark does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Newark.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Newark occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Newark; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 329. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Newark is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Newark, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 43 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Newark has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Newark is one in 331.

Newark Crime Data

 

Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Newark Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

152

2,166

2,318

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.04

43.29

46.33

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Newark 3.04
Ohio 2.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 329

in Newark

1 in 357

in Ohio

Newark VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 50,029
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 35 34 79
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.70 0.68 1.58

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Newark 43.29
Ohio 21.77

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Newark

1 in 46

in Ohio

Newark Property CRIMES

Population: 50,029
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 485 1,530 151
Rate per 1,000 9.69 30.58 3.02

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Newark Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Newark 108
Ohio 28