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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


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Crime rates in New Castle by year

Type

2002

2004

2008

2010

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(7.6)
3
(11.8)
1
(4.1)
6
(25.0)
3
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(45.4)
11
(43.3)
12
(49.5)
9
(37.6)
7
(30.2)
20
(88.0)
6
(26.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
82
(310.3)
68
(267.5)
72
(297.1)
52
(217.0)
76
(328.1)
56
(246.4)
49
(216.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
117
(442.8)
124
(487.8)
145
(598.4)
203
(847.0)
270
(1,165.6)
134
(589.6)
60
(265.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
357
(1,351.0)
411
(1,616.7)
438
(1,807.5)
491
(2,048.6)
392
(1,692.2)
445
(1,957.9)
267
(1,179.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
747
(2,826.9)
686
(2,698.5)
628
(2,591.6)
612
(2,553.4)
643
(2,775.7)
570
(2,507.8)
565
(2,496.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
81
(306.5)
74
(291.1)
46
(189.8)
59
(246.2)
39
(168.4)
33
(145.2)
36
(159.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
21
(79.5)
13
(51.1)
20
(82.5)
27
(112.7)
8
(34.5)
11
(48.4)
24
(106.1)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.9)466.2481.4503.1581.0625.8512.2335.1

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 31 registered sex offenders living in New Castle, Pennsylvania as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in New Castle to the number of sex offenders is 737 to 1.


See how dangerous New Castle, PA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
New Castle:

335.1
Wampum:

84.4
New Wilmington:

116.9
New Beaver:

17.0
Ellwood City:

115.2
Lowellville:

63.2
Koppel:

291.4
New Middletown:

11.5
Struthers:

114.0
Violent crime rate in 2014
New Castle:

267.9
U.S. Average:

202.6

Violent crime rate in 2013
New Castle:

507.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
New Castle:

804.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2010
New Castle:

620.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2008
New Castle:

506.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2004
New Castle:

445.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
New Castle:

437.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2014
New Castle:

385.4
U.S. Average:

232.8

Property crime rate in 2013
New Castle:

539.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
New Castle:

503.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2010
New Castle:

575.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2008
New Castle:

520.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2004
New Castle:

502.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
New Castle:

458.4
U.S. Average:

336.9

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 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 (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

2014 2013 2012 2010 2008 2004 2002

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Zip codes: 16101, 16105.