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Crime rate in New Castle, Pennsylvania (PA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


Crime rates in New Castle by year

Type

2004

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
6
(25.0)
3
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
3
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(43.3)
0
(0.0)
12
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
9
(37.6)
7
(30.2)
20
(88.0)
6
(26.5)
12
(53.5)
6
(27.0)
5
(22.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
68
(267.5)
1
(255.1)
72
(297.1)
0
(0.0)
52
(217.0)
76
(328.1)
56
(246.4)
49
(216.5)
29
(129.4)
53
(238.6)
48
(218.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
124
(487.8)
1
(255.1)
145
(598.4)
0
(0.0)
203
(847.0)
270
(1,165.6)
134
(589.6)
60
(265.1)
51
(227.5)
62
(279.1)
41
(186.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
411
(1,616.7)
0
(0.0)
438
(1,807.5)
0
(0.0)
491
(2,048.6)
392
(1,692.2)
445
(1,957.9)
267
(1,179.9)
264
(1,177.8)
236
(1,062.5)
243
(1,106.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
686
(2,698.5)
24
(6,122.4)
628
(2,591.6)
27
(6,870.2)
612
(2,553.4)
643
(2,775.7)
570
(2,507.8)
565
(2,496.8)
429
(1,914.0)
401
(1,805.4)
457
(2,080.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
74
(291.1)
0
(0.0)
46
(189.8)
0
(0.0)
59
(246.2)
39
(168.4)
33
(145.2)
36
(159.1)
39
(174.0)
39
(175.6)
24
(109.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
13
(51.1)
0
(0.0)
20
(82.5)
0
(0.0)
27
(112.7)
8
(34.5)
11
(48.4)
24
(106.1)
18
(80.3)
6
(27.0)
7
(31.9)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)480.4372.4502.1274.8579.8624.6511.2334.4309.0336.7290.5

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 83 registered sex offenders living in New Castle, Pennsylvania as of May 19, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in New Castle to the number of sex offenders is 271 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in New Castle, PA compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous New Castle, PA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
New Castle:

290.5
Oakland:

68.0
Wampum:

71.2
Bessemer:

7.5
New Beaver:

5.6
New Wilmington:

87.0
Ellwood City:

129.6
Lowellville:

65.5
New Middletown:

51.5
Violent crime rate in 2017
New Castle:

225.3
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
New Castle:

312.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
New Castle:

240.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
New Castle:

267.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
New Castle:

506.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
New Castle:

802.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2010
New Castle:

619.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
New Castle:

0.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
New Castle:

505.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
New Castle:

255.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2004
New Castle:

444.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
New Castle:

437.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
New Castle:

424.4
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
New Castle:

341.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
New Castle:

329.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
New Castle:

357.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
New Castle:

384.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
New Castle:

538.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
New Castle:

502.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2010
New Castle:

574.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
New Castle:

343.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
New Castle:

519.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
New Castle:

306.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2004
New Castle:

501.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
New Castle:

458.4
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
New Castle:

389.2
U.S. Average:

337.2

Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 40 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Pennsylvania average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 37 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Pennsylvania average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 37 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 41 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Pennsylvania average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 39 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Pennsylvania average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 37 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Pennsylvania average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 37 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Pennsylvania average:

2.76


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in New Castle
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 16101, 16105.