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


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

Crime rate in Newport, KY

The 2019 crime rate in Newport, KY is 282 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 82.0% U.S. cities. The 2019 Newport crime rate fell by 6% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Newport has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Newport, KY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Newport:

281.7
Bellevue:

96.0
Southgate:

106.0
Dayton:

105.8
Covington:

326.0
Fort Thomas:

36.2
Park Hills:

82.6
Wilder:

55.3
Ludlow:

201.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Newport by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.2)
3
(19.3)
2
(13.0)
3
(19.1)
2
(13.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
25
(155.9)
18
(115.8)
9
(58.4)
5
(31.8)
7
(45.5)
13
(84.3)
14
(90.8)
12
(78.1)
5
(32.4)
9
(58.7)
9
(59.2)
8
(53.4)
9
(60.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
72
(449.0)
53
(341.1)
43
(279.1)
42
(266.9)
26
(169.1)
50
(324.4)
37
(239.9)
34
(221.4)
34
(220.6)
34
(221.8)
22
(144.7)
23
(153.6)
15
(100.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
31
(193.3)
21
(135.1)
29
(188.2)
12
(76.2)
19
(123.5)
21
(136.3)
12
(77.8)
29
(188.8)
13
(84.3)
16
(104.4)
10
(65.8)
14
(93.5)
12
(80.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
257
(1,603)
168
(1,081)
177
(1,149)
240
(1,525)
263
(1,710)
273
(1,771)
217
(1,407)
166
(1,081)
134
(869.4)
105
(684.9)
96
(631.5)
70
(467.5)
83
(554.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,009
(6,292)
856
(5,508)
854
(5,542)
917
(5,827)
831
(5,403)
931
(6,041)
754
(4,888)
726
(4,727)
679
(4,405)
565
(3,686)
471
(3,098)
451
(3,012)
422
(2,820)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
127
(792.0)
113
(727.2)
66
(428.3)
65
(413.0)
60
(390.1)
61
(395.8)
56
(363.0)
49
(319.1)
43
(279.0)
45
(293.5)
51
(335.5)
48
(320.6)
42
(280.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(37.4)
5
(32.2)
6
(38.9)
4
(25.4)
4
(26.0)
12
(77.9)
5
(32.4)
4
(26.0)
13
(84.3)
3
(19.6)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.4)
City-Data.com crime index737.8614.8530.4531.7504.9602.3483.2470.0368.4353.2312.1299.8281.7

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.




According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Newport, Kentucky as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newport is 440 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Newport:

163.7
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Newport:

190.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Newport:

177.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Newport:

221.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Newport:

184.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Newport:

296.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Newport:

249.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Newport:

327.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Newport:

217.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Newport:

241.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2008
Newport:

318.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Newport:

392.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Newport:

489.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Property crime rate in 2019
Newport:

294.0
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Newport:

292.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Newport:

331.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Newport:

365.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Newport:

436.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Newport:

500.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Newport:

580.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Newport:

715.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Newport:

670.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Newport:

658.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2008
Newport:

571.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Newport:

600.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Newport:

753.9
U.S. Average:

317.3
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: 39 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Kentucky average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Kentucky average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 41 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Kentucky average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 41 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 43 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Kentucky average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 44 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Kentucky average:

2.11

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

2.35
Kentucky average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 49 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Kentucky average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 48 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
Kentucky average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 53 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Kentucky average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 53 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Kentucky average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 56 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Kentucky average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 77 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Kentucky average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 62 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Kentucky average:

1.91

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Newport, KY
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 41071.