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Crime rate in Newtown, Connecticut (CT): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Newtown, CT compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Newtown, CT

The 2018 crime rate in Newtown, CT was 28 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 9.8 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 9.5% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Newtown crime rate fell by 36% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Newtown has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Newtown, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Newtown:

27.9
Brookfield:

46.1
Bethel:

40.7
Monroe:

52.4
Danbury:

114.1
Redding:

25.4
Easton:

14.8
Shelton:

59.8
Trumbull:

153.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Newtown by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(3.7)
4
(14.7)
1
(3.7)
1
(3.7)
3
(11.0)
6
(21.7)
5
(17.9)
2
(7.1)
5
(17.7)
5
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(21.5)
1
(3.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
1
(3.7)
2
(7.3)
3
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.6)
3
(10.7)
2
(7.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(14.9)
3
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(22.3)
10
(36.5)
4
(14.5)
2
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(17.7)
6
(21.2)
2
(7.1)
2
(7.2)
3
(10.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
53
(197.4)
32
(117.4)
41
(151.8)
42
(156.0)
48
(175.4)
54
(195.6)
32
(114.7)
23
(81.6)
65
(230.1)
35
(123.7)
20
(71.2)
14
(50.2)
11
(39.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
154
(573.5)
126
(462.2)
202
(748.0)
135
(501.4)
154
(562.7)
130
(470.8)
151
(541.1)
96
(340.6)
101
(357.6)
108
(381.7)
58
(206.4)
75
(268.7)
96
(342.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(22.3)
3
(11.0)
5
(18.5)
5
(18.6)
2
(7.3)
5
(18.1)
2
(7.2)
4
(14.2)
6
(21.2)
7
(24.7)
5
(17.8)
6
(21.5)
15
(53.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(14.9)
1
(3.7)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.2)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)44.541.546.141.061.057.546.026.150.945.417.137.827.9

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 Connecticut and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Newtown, Connecticut as of January 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newtown is 403 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Newtown:

12.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Newtown:

30.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Newtown:

5.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Newtown:

30.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Newtown:

28.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Newtown:

7.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Newtown:

21.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Newtown:

34.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Newtown:

40.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Newtown:

16.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Newtown:

5.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Newtown:

20.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Newtown:

11.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Newtown:

28.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Newtown:

22.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Newtown:

17.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Newtown:

33.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Newtown:

26.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Newtown:

27.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Newtown:

47.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Newtown:

67.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Newtown:

35.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Newtown:

51.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Newtown:

65.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Newtown:

64.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Newtown:

59.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Newtown:

70.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Newtown:

48.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Newtown:

71.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Newtown:

78.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Newtown:

76.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Newtown:

91.7
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: 48 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 49 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 48 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Connecticut average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 47 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 49 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Connecticut average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 49 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Connecticut average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 50 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 50 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 53 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 52 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 52 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 49 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

23.33
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 50 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

23.87
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 50 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

23.87
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 49 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

22.79
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Newtown, CT
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 06470.