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Total crime 104%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 134%
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 peopleCamden/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime178n/a (estimate)5,0762,6752,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape2n/a57.031.842.6
Robbery2n/a57.081.181.6
Assault1n/a28.5304.7250.2
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)143423379
Burglary7n/a199.6304.8340.5
Theft163n/a4,647.91,782.71,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a85.5164.7219.9
Property crime173n/a (estimate)4,9332,2522,110

Key findings

  • Camden crime rates are 104% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Camden are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Camden you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Camden is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Camden has increased by 13%

Camden crime map

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      Daily Crime In Camden (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Camden

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Camden is 1 in 702
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Camden is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Camden is 1 in 20

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

      Camden police department

      ItemCamdenDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.55.43.3
      There are a total of 9 Camden police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.8% less than the Delaware average and 22.2% 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
      Riverview, DE2,993155827982
      Slaughter Beach, DE2221719101,081
      Highland Acres, DE3,7921881,0011,189
      Clayton, DE3,0802031,0151,218
      Kent Acres, DE2,3481951,0371,231
      Rodney Village, DE1,4742091,1141,323
      Felton, DE1,5661411,1971,338
      Camden, DE3,4941434,9335,076

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gooding, ID3,494581,3021,360
      Newport, SC3,4932021,1611,362
      Society Hill, NJ3,49598634732
      Etowah, TN3,4934312,4992,929
      Dewey, OK3,4961471,6741,821
      Camden, DE3,4941434,9335,076
      Source: The Camden, 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.