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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 11%
Property crime 6%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClaymont/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,747 (estimate)2,7482,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a34.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a89.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a294.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)424 (estimate)424381
Burglaryn/an/an/a326.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a152.6228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,323 (estimate)2,3242,200

Key findings

  • Claymont crime rates are 6% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Claymont are 11% higher than the national average
  • In Claymont you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Claymont is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Claymont has decreased by 5%

Claymont crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Claymont (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Claymont

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Claymont is 1 in 236
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Claymont is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Claymont is 1 in 37

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

      Claymont police department

      ItemClaymontDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

      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

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      Chester Heights, PA2,58171343414
      Greenville, DE2,26567365431
      Narberth, PA4,30579387466
      Lima, PA2,06986420506
      Greenwich, NJ2,49275506581
      Penn Wynne, PA5,535100485584
      Swedesboro, NJ2,60639548587
      Claymont, DE8,9434242,3232,747

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Maili, HI8,9432903,3443,634
      Lakes, AK8,9447922,9513,743
      Lantana, TX8,944144831975
      Bennington, VT8,9452082,7852,993
      Boiling Springs, SC8,9453992,4672,866
      Claymont, DE8,9434242,3232,747
      Source: The Claymont, 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.