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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 11%
Property crime 7%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)2,674 (estimate)2,6752,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a31.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a81.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a304.7250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)423 (estimate)423379
Burglaryn/an/an/a304.8340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,782.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a164.7219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,251 (estimate)2,2522,110

Key findings

  • Claymont crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Claymont are 11% higher than the national average
  • In Claymont you have a 1 in 38 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 3%

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 237
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Claymont is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Claymont is 1 in 38

      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.

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      Chester Heights, PA2,58171323394
      Greenville, DE2,26566353420
      Narberth, PA4,30579364444
      Lima, PA2,06986395481
      Swarthmore, PA6,21831467498
      Penn Wynne, PA5,535100456556
      Greenwich, NJ2,49275481556
      Claymont, DE8,9434232,2512,674

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Maili, HI8,9433333,3103,643
      Lantana, TX8,944147839986
      Lakes, AK8,9447752,6033,379
      Bennington, VT8,9454223,4473,869
      Boiling Springs, SC8,9454182,4032,821
      Claymont, DE8,9434232,2512,674
      Source: The Claymont, 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.