Newtown, PA
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Newtown, PA crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Newtown is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 76% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Newtown is one in 117. Compared to communities within Pennsylvania, Newtown‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 72% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Newtown has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Newtown is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Newtown's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Newtown is one in 741.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Newtown 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 than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 139.

Newtown Crime Data

 

Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)


Safer than 76% of U.S. Cities

Newtown Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

16

19

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.35

7.20

8.55

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Newtown 1.35
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 741

in Newtown

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Newtown VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,222
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.45 0.45 0.45

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 7.20
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 139

in Newtown

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Newtown Property CRIMES

Population: 2,222
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 16 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 7.20 0.00

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 Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Newtown 34
Pennsylvania 51