Reported Annual Crime In Middletown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddletown/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime585n/a (estimate)2,9033,1902,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddletown/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.74.9
Rape6n/a29.836.038.6
Robbery18n/a89.3130.6101.9
Assault48n/a238.2325.7237.8
Violent crime72n/a (estimate)357499373
Burglary51n/a253.1504.6491.4
Theft457n/a2,267.62,061.61,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a24.8124.9220.2
Property crime513n/a (estimate)2,5462,6912,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Middletown, DE is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 9% lower than the average of crimes committed in Delaware. It is also 2% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Middletown, DE shows a crime rate that is 28% lower than the Delaware average. The crime rate is also 4% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Middletown, DE is shown to be 5% lower than the Delaware average and 2% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Middletown is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.95 daily crimes that occur in Middletown.
  • Middletown is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Middletown you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Middletown has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Middletown (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Middletown, DE is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Delaware and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Middletown, DE are 1.10 times less than the Delaware average and 1.02 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Middletown, DE are 1.40 times less than than Delaware and 1.04 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Middletown, DE are 1.06 times less than than Delaware and 1.02 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Middletown (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Middletown, DE compared to other areas of Delaware, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Middletown, DE safer than 54% when compared to other Delaware cities, and 32% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Delaware, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Middletown, DE. At this time, Middletown, DE sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Middletown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Middletown is 1 in 280
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Middletown is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Middletown is 1 in 35
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Middletown, DE? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Middletown, DE your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 280. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 40 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 Middletown, DE is 1 in 35.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Middletown, DE is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Middletown, DE has increased by 16%, the amount of property crime in Middletown, DE has increased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Middletown, DE has increased by 8% year to year.

Middletown police department

ItemMiddletownDelawareNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)33962556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.75.43.3
There are a total of 33 Middletown police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 68% less than the Delaware average and 47.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Delaware

StateTotal offendersDelaware /100KNational /100K
Delaware3,609451222
There are a total of 3,609 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 451 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 103% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Charlestown, MD1,0851839281,111
Townsend, DE2,5561769491,125
Clayton, DE2,9892259961,221
Pennsville, NJ11,8643232,0572,380
Glasgow, DE14,9624142,2352,649
Middletown, DE19,4693572,5462,903

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lorton, VA19,4971401,3301,470
Franconia, VA19,439989341,032
Lynbrook, NY19,5172671,1281,395
Weirton, WV19,5231251,5931,717
Central Falls, RI19,4067761,7702,546
Middletown, DE19,4693572,5462,903
Source: The Middletown, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.