Reported Annual Crime In Bethany Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethany Beach/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime81n/a (estimate)6,6502,8942,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethany Beach/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape0n/a0.034.741.7
Robbery2n/a164.2112.598.0
Assault1n/a82.1300.5248.9
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)246453383
Burglary9n/a738.9412.7430.4
Theft67n/a5,500.81,885.61,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a164.2142.3237.4
Property crime78n/a (estimate)6,4042,4412,362

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The Bethany Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bethany Beach as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Bethany Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bethany Beach is 142% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.22 daily crimes that occur in Bethany Beach.
  • Bethany Beach is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bethany Beach you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bethany Beach has decreased by 18%.

Compare Bethany Beach, DE Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bethany Beach (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Bethany Beach (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bethany Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bethany Beach is 1 in 407
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bethany Beach is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bethany Beach is 1 in 16

Year Over Year Crime In Bethany Beach (per 100,000 people)

Bethany Beach police department

ItemBethany BeachDelawareNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11962558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents10.15.43.3
There are a total of 11 Bethany Beach police officers. This results in 10.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 88.3% greater than the Delaware average and 210.7% greater 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
Ocean Pines, MD11,676171669840
Millville, DE1,611147794941
Henlopen Acres, DE1591839861,169
Frankford, DE8401031,3421,445
Ocean View, DE2,0871891,2751,464
Long Neck, DE2,6562551,3751,630
West Ocean City, MD4,1993131,3891,702
Bethany Beach, DE8712466,4046,650

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
White Springs, FL8711,1613,6134,774
Birchwood Village, MN87196886982
Camp Wood, TX8716653,8804,545
Hopedale, IL8715392,4673,005
Los Olivos, CA8711811,0091,190
Bethany Beach, DE8712466,4046,650
Source: The Bethany Beach, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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