Annual Crime In Bellefonte (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBellefonte/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)962 (estimate)2,7482,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBellefonte/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a34.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a89.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a294.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)148 (estimate)424381
Burglaryn/an/an/a326.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a152.6228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)814 (estimate)2,3242,200

Key findings

  • Bellefonte crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bellefonte are 61% lower than the national average
  • In Bellefonte you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bellefonte is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bellefonte has decreased by 16%

Bellefonte crime map

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Compare Bellefonte, DE Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Bellefonte (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Bellefonte (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bellefonte

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bellefonte is 1 in 674
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bellefonte is 1 in 123
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bellefonte is 1 in 104

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

      Bellefonte police department

      ItemBellefonteDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

      Sex offenders in Delaware

      StateTotal offendersDelaware /100KNational /100K
      Delaware4,039505266
      There are a total of 4,039 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 505 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 90% greater than the national average.

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      Avondale, PA1,430000
      Chester Heights, PA2,58171343414
      Greenville, DE2,26567365431
      Toughkenamon, PA1,61380390470
      Lima, PA2,06986420506
      Greenwich, NJ2,49275506581
      Swedesboro, NJ2,60639548587
      Bellefonte, DE1,253148814962

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clymer, PA1,25379786865
      Lily Lake, IL1,25380381461
      Goodwell, OK1,2532301,1481,377
      Wildwood, TX1,254146843989
      Shell Rock, IA1,254101684785
      Bellefonte, DE1,253148814962
      Source: The Bellefonte, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.