Newark, OH Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,825
Total Crimes
3,625.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
46.38%
Above National Average
328 out of 373
In Ohio
8,453 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Newark, OH?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Newark is 3,625.3 per 100,000 people. That's 46.38% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 54.35% higher than the Ohio total crime rate of 2,348.9 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

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Newark
/ 100k People
Ohio
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,825 3,625.3 2,348.9 2,476.7
Murder 1 2.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 31 61.6 75.7 81.6
Aggravated Assault 83 164.9 163.9 250.2
Violent Crime 149 296.0 293.2 366.7
Burglary 330 655.5 375.5 340.5
Larceny 1,209 2,401.7 1,520.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 137 272.1 159.7 219.9
Property Crime 1,676 3,329.4 2,055.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Newark

149.0
Violent Crimes
296.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-19.28%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 337.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Newark each year. That compares to a 1 in 341.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Newark is 296.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -19.28% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 0.96% higher than the Ohio violent crime rate of 293.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Newark

1,676.0
Property Crimes
3,329.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
57.80%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 30.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Newark each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Newark is 3,329.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 57.80% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 61.96% higher than the Ohio property crime rate of 2,055.7 per 100,000 people.

Newark Crime Compared To Ohio Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Ohio.
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
Johnstown, PA 20,877 860 4,119.4 2,969.8 1,149.6
New Albany, OH 11,332 116 1,023.6 988.4 35.3
Heath, OH 10,933 485 4,436.1 4,216.6 219.5
Granville, OH 5,917 32 540.8 456.3 84.5
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