Reported Annual Crime In Blades

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlades/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime32n/a (estimate)2,2792,8942,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlades/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape1n/a71.234.741.7
Robbery5n/a356.1112.598.0
Assault1n/a71.2300.5248.9
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)499453383
Burglary3n/a213.7412.7430.4
Theft20n/a1,424.51,885.61,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a142.4142.3237.4
Property crime25n/a (estimate)1,7812,4412,362

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The Blades crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Blades 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 Blades crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Blades is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.24 daily crimes that occur in Blades.
  • Blades is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Blades you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Blades has increased by 2%.

Compare Blades, DE Crime To Other Cities

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 201
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blades is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Blades is 1 in 44

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
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
Hebron, MD1,1922571,1441,402
Ellendale, DE4214651,1631,628
Bridgeville, DE2,3972561,6201,876
Greenwood, DE1,2803622,2622,624
Bethel, DE1814452,3992,844
Delmar, MD3,1755602,7673,327
Delmar, DE1,7924463,1223,567
Blades, DE1,3024991,7812,279

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Webberville, MI1,302188754942
Gold Hill, OR1,3021331,4121,545
Wamac, IL1,3022461,1291,375
Barneveld, WI1,3010489489
Sheffield, PA1,3011658711,037
Blades, DE1,3024991,7812,279
Source: The Blades, 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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