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


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

Crime rate in Newport Beach, CA

The 2019 crime rate in Newport Beach, CA is 166 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 61.0% U.S. cities. The 2019 Newport Beach crime rate fell by 4% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 5 - an increase of 4 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Newport Beach has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Newport Beach, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Newport Beach:

165.5
Costa Mesa:

246.6
Fountain Valley:

126.7
Irvine:

86.7
Huntington Beach:

159.7
Santa Ana:

250.9
Laguna Beach:

153.4
Laguna Woods:

46.6
Tustin:

180.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Newport Beach by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.2)
1
(1.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
2
(2.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.3)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.2)
5
(5.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(5.0)
4
(5.0)
5
(6.3)
4
(5.0)
4
(4.9)
16
(18.6)
11
(12.6)
7
(8.0)
17
(19.4)
20
(22.8)
34
(38.9)
31
(35.7)
31
(35.9)
29
(34.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
32
(39.7)
53
(65.9)
44
(55.1)
32
(40.0)
42
(51.3)
27
(31.3)
27
(30.9)
13
(14.8)
21
(23.9)
24
(27.4)
17
(19.4)
21
(24.2)
29
(33.6)
32
(37.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
93
(115.5)
114
(141.8)
102
(127.8)
89
(111.4)
71
(86.7)
73
(84.7)
62
(71.0)
51
(58.2)
71
(80.9)
66
(75.2)
58
(66.3)
72
(82.8)
63
(73.0)
69
(80.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
575
(713.8)
645
(802.5)
454
(568.8)
512
(640.7)
425
(519.0)
441
(511.7)
445
(509.8)
454
(518.0)
357
(406.8)
394
(449.0)
437
(499.5)
361
(415.4)
397
(460.2)
273
(320.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,682
(2,088)
1,429
(1,778)
1,629
(2,041)
1,600
(2,002)
1,617
(1,975)
1,702
(1,975)
1,611
(1,846)
1,600
(1,826)
1,419
(1,617)
1,652
(1,883)
1,644
(1,879)
1,630
(1,876)
1,513
(1,754)
1,344
(1,575)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
174
(216.0)
154
(191.6)
114
(142.8)
127
(158.9)
134
(163.7)
80
(92.8)
95
(108.8)
104
(118.7)
104
(118.5)
135
(153.8)
160
(182.9)
132
(151.9)
163
(188.9)
147
(172.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
19
(23.6)
9
(11.2)
12
(15.0)
6
(7.5)
12
(14.7)
11
(12.8)
6
(6.9)
11
(12.6)
1
(1.1)
4
(4.6)
4
(4.6)
6
(6.9)
3
(3.5)
7
(8.2)
City-Data.com crime index192.2197.2180.0175.9165.1163.4154.1145.8141.5165.1177.2168.6173.2165.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Newport Beach, California as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newport Beach is 5,496 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Newport Beach:

104.9
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Newport Beach:

91.6
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Newport Beach:

89.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Newport Beach:

84.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Newport Beach:

78.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Newport Beach:

71.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Newport Beach:

49.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Newport Beach:

65.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Newport Beach:

76.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Newport Beach:

73.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Newport Beach:

80.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Newport Beach:

97.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Newport Beach:

111.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Newport Beach:

85.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Newport Beach:

88.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Newport Beach:

77.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Newport Beach:

72.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Newport Beach:

67.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Newport Beach:

168.6
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Newport Beach:

208.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Newport Beach:

199.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Newport Beach:

221.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Newport Beach:

207.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Newport Beach:

180.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Newport Beach:

212.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Newport Beach:

210.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Newport Beach:

215.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Newport Beach:

227.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Newport Beach:

252.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Newport Beach:

237.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Newport Beach:

278.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Newport Beach:

279.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Newport Beach:

288.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Newport Beach:

248.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Newport Beach:

272.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Newport Beach:

265.2
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 2019, including police officers: 225 (142 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 213 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 217 (135 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 228 (140 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 217 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 217 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 211 (135 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 210 (132 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 202 (131 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 216 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 228 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 231 (142 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 234 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 238 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 233 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 233 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 237 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Newport Beach, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 92625, 92657, 92661, 92662, 92663.