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Crime rate in Newark, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Newark, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Newark, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Newark, CA is 211 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 70.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Newark crime rate fell by 10% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Newark has seen decreasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Newark, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Newark:

211.2
Fremont:

166.7
Union City:

203.3
East Palo Alto:

264.8
Hayward:

300.1
Palo Alto:

135.0
Menlo Park:

130.5
Mountain View:

174.8
Milpitas:

154.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Newark by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(4.7)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
4
(9.5)
1
(2.3)
1
(2.3)
1
(2.3)
2
(4.5)
1
(2.2)
1
(2.2)
1
(2.2)
1
(2.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
17
(39.7)
7
(16.5)
11
(26.3)
13
(31.3)
15
(36.0)
7
(16.6)
8
(18.6)
14
(32.2)
9
(20.5)
9
(20.2)
8
(17.7)
15
(32.7)
15
(32.4)
20
(41.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
71
(165.9)
79
(186.6)
84
(201.0)
68
(163.6)
73
(175.1)
66
(156.8)
55
(127.7)
69
(158.5)
40
(91.0)
36
(81.0)
54
(119.3)
45
(98.1)
48
(103.5)
39
(80.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
85
(198.6)
124
(292.9)
129
(308.8)
93
(223.8)
113
(271.1)
110
(261.3)
106
(246.1)
85
(195.2)
73
(166.1)
62
(139.4)
38
(84.0)
47
(102.4)
24
(51.8)
37
(76.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
331
(773.5)
369
(871.6)
311
(744.4)
330
(794.1)
328
(786.9)
327
(776.7)
385
(893.8)
390
(895.7)
231
(525.6)
246
(553.2)
287
(634.1)
237
(516.4)
201
(433.6)
180
(372.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,321
(3,087)
1,239
(2,927)
1,178
(2,819)
1,340
(3,224)
1,183
(2,838)
974
(2,314)
900
(2,089)
811
(1,863)
658
(1,497)
588
(1,322)
701
(1,549)
710
(1,547)
1,041
(2,245)
969
(2,007)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
325
(759.5)
334
(789.0)
232
(555.3)
200
(481.3)
184
(441.4)
127
(301.7)
101
(234.5)
148
(339.9)
173
(393.6)
137
(308.1)
180
(397.7)
239
(520.8)
256
(552.2)
169
(350.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(28.0)
7
(16.5)
N/A9
(21.7)
5
(12.0)
9
(21.4)
3
(7.0)
5
(11.5)
2
(4.6)
3
(6.7)
8
(17.7)
1
(2.2)
3
(6.5)
7
(14.5)
City-Data.com crime index369.0373.7352.4341.9344.2302.6271.9281.3209.6193.6209.3220.1236.0211.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Newark, California as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newark is 1,310 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Newark:

124.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Newark:

114.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Newark:

137.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Newark:

123.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Newark:

139.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Newark:

153.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Newark:

213.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Newark:

210.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Newark:

244.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Newark:

263.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Newark:

225.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Newark:

281.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Newark:

261.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Newark:

231.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Newark:

166.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Newark:

225.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Newark:

175.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Newark:

227.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Newark:

281.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Newark:

258.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Newark:

263.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Newark:

223.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Newark:

239.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Newark:

323.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Newark:

318.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Newark:

316.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Newark:

365.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Newark:

392.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Newark:

373.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Newark:

439.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Newark:

423.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Newark:

392.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Newark:

393.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Newark:

334.3
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 75 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 78 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 77 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 76 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 77 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 75 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 71 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 74 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 72 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 77 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 78 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 80 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 82 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 80 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 80 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 83 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Newark, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 94560.