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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 37%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCheswold/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime25n/a (estimate)1,5662,7482,580
Murder0n/a0.05.05.0
Rape0n/a0.034.942.6
Robbery1n/a62.789.586.2
Assault2n/a125.3294.2246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)188424381
Burglary1n/a62.7326.5376.0
Theft20n/a1,253.11,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a62.7152.6228.9
Property crime22n/a (estimate)1,3782,3242,200

Key findings

  • Cheswold crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cheswold are 51% lower than the national average
  • In Cheswold you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cheswold is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cheswold has decreased by 42%

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      Daily Crime In Cheswold (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cheswold

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cheswold is 1 in 532
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cheswold is 1 in 73
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cheswold is 1 in 64

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

      Cheswold police department

      ItemCheswoldDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.75.43.3
      There are a total of 1 Cheswold police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 86.8% less than the Delaware average and 78.3% 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
      Townsend, DE2,320149818967
      Riverview, DE2,9931568531,009
      Wyoming, DE1,5753278491,176
      Highland Acres, DE3,7921891,0331,222
      Cecilton, MD1,0362371,0271,264
      Kent Acres, DE2,3481951,0701,265
      Rodney Village, DE1,4742101,1501,359
      Cheswold, DE1,1231881,3781,566

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mount Gilead, NC1,1233455,2635,608
      Mifflintown, PA1,123151734885
      Craig Beach, OH1,1231209361,056
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12363334397
      Lumpkin, GA1,123000
      Cheswold, DE1,1231881,3781,566
      Source: The Cheswold, 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.