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Newark Crime Rate Report (New Jersey)

Newark crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 20 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Newark for 2021 is expected to be lower than in 2019.

The city violent crime rate for Newark in 2019 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 63.14% and the city property crime rate in Newark was lower than the national property crime rate average by 22.23%.

In 2019 the city violent crime rate in Newark was higher than the violent crime rate in New Jersey by 199.21% and the city property crime rate in Newark was higher than the property crime rate in New Jersey by 22.86%.

Property and Violent Crime
Newark Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Newark Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Newark Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2019 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault929
Arson21
Burglary721
Larceny and Theft2,356
Motor Vehicle Theft1,541
Murder and Manslaughter57
Rape120
Robbery636
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)9,485
Property Crime4,618
Violent Crime1,742
2021 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault1,068
Arson28
Burglary531
Larceny and Theft2,476
Motor Vehicle Theft1,347
Murder and Manslaughter72
Rape139
Robbery713
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)9,197
Property Crime4,330
Violent Crime1,991

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Newark Property Crime

Newark Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Newark Crime 2019

Newark Crime 2021

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Newark Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Newark Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Newark, New Jersey crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Newark crime report data for 2021 was projected from 20 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2019.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.



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