Reported Annual Crime In Delaware

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime963n/a (estimate)2,4912,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape35n/a90.548.140.4
Robbery14n/a36.2107.8102.8
Assault24n/a62.1138.7248.5
Violent crime73n/a (estimate)189300386
Burglary154n/a398.4575.9468.9
Theft714n/a1,847.01,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft22n/a56.9169.3236.9
Property crime890n/a (estimate)2,3022,5782,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Delaware, OH. All reported Delaware, OH crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Delaware, OH overall crime rate is 13% lower than in comparison to the Ohio average; and is also 12% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Delaware, OH, the rate is 37% lower than compared to the Ohio average, and 51% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Delaware, OH comes in at 11% lower than to the average seen in Ohio, and 6% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New California, OH1,99642362404
Marysville, OH22,86030627658
Minerva Park, OH1,29981700782
Powell, OH12,4360799799
Sunbury, OH4,92601,0681,068
Prospect, OH1,1521201,0311,151
Riverlea, OH5831211,0421,163
Delaware, OH37,5541892,3022,491

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Delaware is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.82 daily crimes that occur in Delaware.
  • Delaware is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Delaware you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Delaware has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Delaware (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Delaware, OH is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Ohio and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Delaware, OH are 1.16 times less than the Ohio average and 1.14 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Delaware, OH are 1.59 times less than than Ohio and 2.05 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Delaware, OH are 1.12 times less than than Ohio and 1.06 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Delaware (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Delaware, OH compared to every other city in Ohio as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Delaware, OH ranks safer than 36% of every city located within Ohio along with 48% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Ohio and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Delaware, OH. As a result, Delaware, OH is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Delaware

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Delaware is 1 in 530
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Delaware is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Delaware is 1 in 41
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Delaware, OH? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Delaware, OH your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 530. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 44 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Delaware, OH is 1 in 41.

Year Over Year Crime In Delaware (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Delaware, OH is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Delaware, OH has increased by 18% and the rate of property crime in Delaware, OH has decreased by 8%. The total crime rate in Delaware, OH has decreased by 7% year to year.

Delaware police department

ItemDelawareOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6417,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.3

Sex offenders in Ohio

StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
Ohio17,925156222
There are a total of 17,925 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 30% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oviedo, FL37,5451979111,108
Martinez, CA37,5441322,2262,359
Spanish Fork, UT37,565261,4041,430
Park Ridge, IL37,567329921,024
Spartanburg, SC37,5706113,9494,560
Delaware, OH37,5541892,3022,491
Source: The Delaware, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.