Newport, RI Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
444
Total Crimes
1,834.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-21.80%
Below National Average
35 out of 38
In Rhode Island
5,365 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Newport, RI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Newport is 1,834.6 per 100,000 people. That's -21.80% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 24.27% higher than the Rhode Island total crime rate of 1,476.3 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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Newport SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Newport
/ 100k People
Rhode Island
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 444 1,834.6 1,476.3 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.0 6.5
Robbery 4 16.5 31.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 56 231.4 157.5 279.7
Violent Crime 74 305.8 230.8 387.8
Burglary 50 206.6 166.8 314.2
Larceny 295 1,218.9 935.9 1,398.0
Car Theft 25 103.3 142.7 246.0
Property Crime 370 1,528.8 1,245.5 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Newport

74
Violent Crimes
305.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-21.16%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 327.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Newport each year. That compares to a 1 in 433.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Newport is 305.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -21.16% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 32.47% higher than the Rhode Island violent crime rate of 230.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Newport

370
Property Crimes
1,528.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-21.93%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 65.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Newport each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Newport is 1,528.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -21.93% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 22.75% higher than the Rhode Island property crime rate of 1,245.5 per 100,000 people.

Newport Crime Compared To Rhode Island Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Newport

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Warwick, RI 80,605 1,059 1,313.8 1,231.9 81.9
Somerset, MA 18,024 168 932.1 760.1 172.0
Tiverton, RI 15,745 191 1,213.1 1,143.2 69.9
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