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


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

Crime rate in Newport, NC

The 2018 crime rate in Newport, NC was 132 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 2.1 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 50.0% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Newport crime rate rose by 15% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - an increase of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Newport has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Newport, NC is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Newport:

131.5
Pine Knoll Shores:

91.7
Havelock:

171.6
Indian Beach:

421.1
Morehead City:

279.8
Atlantic Beach:

696.6
Emerald Isle:

413.3
Cape Carteret:

85.1
Beaufort:

258.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Newport by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
1
(20.7)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(25.9)
1
(25.5)
5
(122.9)
1
(23.2)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(62.8)
3
(62.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(207.3)
5
(127.6)
3
(73.7)
4
(92.6)
6
(135.8)
5
(111.3)
4
(95.2)
5
(104.6)
7
(145.9)
4
(82.8)
4
(82.6)
5
(104.7)
3
(64.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(621.9)
27
(689.3)
25
(614.3)
11
(254.7)
39
(882.6)
28
(623.3)
44
(1,047)
33
(690.7)
27
(562.7)
12
(248.3)
14
(289.2)
14
(293.1)
13
(277.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(958.8)
67
(1,710)
62
(1,523)
56
(1,297)
48
(1,086)
38
(845.9)
53
(1,261)
83
(1,737)
95
(1,980)
97
(2,007)
67
(1,384)
62
(1,298)
35
(746.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(77.7)
3
(76.6)
2
(49.1)
1
(23.2)
2
(45.3)
2
(44.5)
1
(23.8)
5
(104.6)
5
(104.2)
5
(103.5)
4
(82.6)
1
(20.9)
2
(42.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
3
(71.4)
1
(20.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)137.3176.4159.5134.1142.8121.1144.7166.0174.9139.0127.7111.8131.5

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




According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Newport, North Carolina as of January 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newport is 81 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2016
Newport:

82.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Newport:

62.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Newport:

104.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Newport:

83.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2011
Newport:

47.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Newport:

77.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Newport:

79.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Newport:

104.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Newport:

98.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Newport:

102.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Newport:

116.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Newport:

91.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Newport:

39.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Newport:

59.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Newport:

99.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Newport:

126.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Newport:

139.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Newport:

165.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Newport:

227.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Newport:

240.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2011
Newport:

276.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Newport:

173.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Newport:

237.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Newport:

119.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Newport:

206.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Newport:

234.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Newport:

184.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Newport:

159.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Newport:

105.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Newport:

88.2
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 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
North Carolina average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
North Carolina average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
North Carolina average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
North Carolina average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
North Carolina average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
North Carolina average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Newport, NC
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 28570.