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Newport, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Newport, Pennsylvania. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Newport compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Newport, Pennsylvania, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 879 total crimes reported in Newport, Pennsylvania (156 of them violent). Of the 126 crimes that take place per year in Newport, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Newport, Pennsylvania 126 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 7 rapes, and just about six hundred thefts (including 24 car thefts).

Total Crime in Newport, Pennsylvania (2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2001, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Newport, Pennsylvania for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Newport has risen by 16%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 69%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 7 years in Newport. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least two hundred for Newport, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Newport, Pennsylvania (2002-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Newport, Pennsylvania (2002-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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