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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 28%
Property crime 26%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlades/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime27n/a (estimate)1,8382,6752,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape1n/a68.131.842.6
Robbery1n/a68.181.181.6
Assault2n/a136.1304.7250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)272423379
Burglary3n/a204.2304.8340.5
Theft20n/a1,361.51,782.71,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0164.7219.9
Property crime23n/a (estimate)1,5662,2522,110

Key findings

  • Blades crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Blades are 28% lower than the national average
  • In Blades you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Blades is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blades has increased by 11%

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      Daily Crime In Blades (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blades

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blades is 1 in 368
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blades is 1 in 64
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Blades is 1 in 55

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

      Blades police department

      ItemBladesDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.45.43.3
      There are a total of 3 Blades police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.1% less than the Delaware average and 27.6% less than the National average.

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hebron, MD1,1922341,0041,238
      Delmar, MD3,1753691,7862,155
      Greenwood, DE1,2805271,6702,197
      Bethel, DE1814162,2132,628
      Federalsburg, MD2,6755282,5263,054
      Brookview, MD486282,6963,324
      Vienna, MD2836342,7223,356
      Blades, DE1,3022721,5661,838

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wamac, IL1,3022281,0361,265
      Webberville, MI1,302183664847
      Gold Hill, OR1,3021341,2911,426
      Norris City, IL1,3018317481,579
      Darrington, WA1,3012807701,050
      Blades, DE1,3022721,5661,838
      Source: The Blades, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.