Newark, DE Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
716
Total Crimes
2,121.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-9.58%
Below National Average
14 out of 35
In Delaware
5,965 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Newark, DE?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Newark is 2,121.4 per 100,000 people. That's -9.58% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -11.36% lower than the Delaware total crime rate of 2,393.3 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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Newark SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Newark
/ 100k People
Delaware
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 716 2,121.4 2,393.3 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.4 6.5
Robbery 23 68.1 70.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 50 148.1 327.1 279.7
Violent Crime 80 237.0 431.9 387.8
Burglary 63 186.7 254.2 314.2
Larceny 528 1,564.4 1,538.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 45 133.3 168.7 246.0
Property Crime 636 1,884.3 1,961.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Newark

80
Violent Crimes
237.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-38.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 421.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Newark each year. That compares to a 1 in 231.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Newark is 237.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -38.88% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -45.12% lower than the Delaware violent crime rate of 431.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Newark

636
Property Crimes
1,884.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-3.77%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 53.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Newark each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Newark is 1,884.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -3.77% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -3.93% lower than the Delaware property crime rate of 1,961.4 per 100,000 people.

Newark Crime Compared To Delaware Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Delaware.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Newark

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Elkton, MD 15,662 1,190 7,598.0 6,633.9 964.1
Newport, DE 1,035 36 3,478.3 2,801.9 676.3
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