Reported Annual Crime In Smyrna

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSmyrna/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime355n/a (estimate)3,1013,1902,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSmyrna/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.74.9
Rape5n/a43.736.038.6
Robbery9n/a78.6130.6101.9
Assault39n/a340.7325.7237.8
Violent crime53n/a (estimate)463499373
Burglary48n/a419.3504.6491.4
Theft241n/a2,105.42,061.61,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a113.6124.9220.2
Property crime302n/a (estimate)2,6382,6912,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Smyrna, DE. The total number of reported crimes in Smyrna, DE is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Smyrna, DE crime rate is 3% lower than the Delaware average and is 8% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Smyrna, DE has a violent crime rate that is 7% lower than the Delaware average and 24% higher than the national average. For property crime, Smyrna, DE is 2% lower than the Delaware average and 6% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Smyrna is 8% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.5 daily crimes that occur in Smyrna.
  • Smyrna is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Smyrna you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Smyrna has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Smyrna (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Smyrna, DE per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Delaware and on a national level. In Smyrna, DE the total number of daily crimes is 1.03 times less than the Delaware average and 1.08 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Smyrna, DE is 1.08 times less than the Delaware average and 1.24 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Smyrna, DE has a daily crime rate that is 1.02 times less than the Delaware average and 1.06 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Smyrna (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Delaware and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Smyrna, DE? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Smyrna, DE has been ranked safer than 46% of other cities in the state of Delaware. In addition, Smyrna, DE is safer than 24% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Delaware and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Smyrna, DE. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Smyrna, DE is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Smyrna

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Smyrna is 1 in 216
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Smyrna is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Smyrna is 1 in 33
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Smyrna, DE? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Smyrna, DE, you have a 1 in 216 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 38. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Smyrna, DE is 1 in 33.

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

A good indicator of whether Smyrna, DE is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Smyrna, DE has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Smyrna, DE has decreased by 9% year over year. The number of total crimes in Smyrna, DE has decreased by 10% year over year.

Smyrna police department

ItemSmyrnaDelawareNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)30962556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.95.43.3
There are a total of 30 Smyrna police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.7% less than the Delaware average and 10.8% 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
Kenton, DE242000
Townsend, DE2,5561769491,125
Clayton, DE2,9892259961,221
Kent Acres, DE1,8282001,0801,281
Highland Acres, DE3,9622231,2021,425
Smyrna, DE10,6814632,6383,101

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Bedford Heights, OH10,6803192,1952,514
Burr Ridge, IL10,67819833851
Shady Hills, FL10,6875643,4313,995
Grand Haven, MI10,6871711,9002,071
Farmersville, CA10,6752951,4951,790
Smyrna, DE10,6814632,6383,101
Source: The Smyrna, 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.