Newtown Square, PA
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Newtown Square, PA crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Newtown Square is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 77% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Newtown Square is one in 119. Compared to communities within Pennsylvania, Newtown Square‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 73% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Newtown Square, and we found that the crime rate in Newtown Square is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Newtown Square is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Newtown Square 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 Newtown Square.

For Newtown Square, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Newtown Square than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1605, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Newtown Square is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Newtown Square than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 128.

Newtown Square Crime Data

 
Crime Index

77

(100 is safest)


Safer than 77% of U.S. Cities

Newtown Square Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

163

176

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.62

7.81

8.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Newtown Square 0.62
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,605

in Newtown Square

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Newtown Square VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 20,868
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Newtown Square 7.81
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 128

in Newtown Square

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Newtown Square Property CRIMES
Population: 20,868
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Newtown Square Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Newtown Square 6
Pennsylvania 51