C
Total crime 19%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 22%
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 peopleCheswold/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime33n/a (estimate)2,0132,6752,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape0n/a0.031.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.081.181.6
Assault6n/a366.1304.7250.2
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)366423379
Burglary2n/a122.0304.8340.5
Theft21n/a1,281.31,782.71,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a244.1164.7219.9
Property crime27n/a (estimate)1,6472,2522,110

Key findings

  • Cheswold crime rates are 19% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cheswold are 4% lower than the national average
  • In Cheswold you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cheswold is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cheswold has increased by 29%

Cheswold crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Cheswold crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cheswold as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Cheswold crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Safest Places to Live in and Around Cheswold

See all the best places to live around Cheswold

Compare Cheswold, DE Crime

      vs
      How would you rate the amount of crime in Cheswold?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Cheswold?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Cheswold poll results

      Daily Crime In Cheswold (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Cheswold (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cheswold

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cheswold is 1 in 274
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cheswold is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cheswold is 1 in 50

      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, DE2,320149793942
      Riverview, DE2,993155827982
      Highland Acres, DE3,7921881,0011,189
      Cecilton, MD1,0362299851,215
      Clayton, DE3,0802031,0151,218
      Kent Acres, DE2,3481951,0371,231
      Rodney Village, DE1,4742091,1141,323
      Cheswold, DE1,1233661,6472,013

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12362327389
      Craig Beach, OH1,1231268841,009
      Lumpkin, GA1,123000
      Faison, NC1,1231921,2181,411
      Mount Gilead, NC1,1233455,2635,608
      Cheswold, DE1,1233661,6472,013
      Source: The Cheswold, 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.