The city of Newport, with a total population of 7,733, experienced 1,763 arrests over the past three years. During 2016, the arrest rate totaled 677.62 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 106.9% difference making Newport higher than the national average of 327.51 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 72 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Newport also handled 452 arrests for property crimes during 2016. Compared to Diaz and Swifton, Newport is a more dangerous place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 31-40 age group - 37.5%, the least crimes have committed people between 21-30 - 12.5%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to Asian Or Pacific Islander race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.
The city of Newport experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2016, Newport totaled 72 violent crimes and 452 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2016, Newport experienced 488 violent crimes. Of those, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 70 were for legacy rape, 87 were for robbery, and 328 were for aggravated assault.