Reported Annual Crime In Clayton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClayton/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime43n/a (estimate)1,3593,2752,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClayton/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape0n/a0.032.440.4
Robbery0n/a0.0142.7102.8
Assault6n/a189.6327.8248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)190509386
Burglary14n/a442.3527.6468.9
Theft23n/a726.72,078.71,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0159.7236.9
Property crime37n/a (estimate)1,1692,7662,451

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  • The overall crime rate in Clayton is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.72 daily crimes that occur in Clayton.
  • Clayton is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Clayton you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Clayton has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Clayton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clayton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clayton is 1 in 528
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clayton is 1 in 86
The chance of being a victim of crime in Clayton is 1 in 74

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

Clayton police department

ItemClaytonDelawareNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8962558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.75.43.3
There are a total of 8 Clayton police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.3% less than the Delaware average and 18% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Delaware

StateTotal offendersDelaware /100KNational /100K
Delaware3,609451222
There are a total of 3,609 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 451 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 103% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Townsend, DE2,3201799741,153
Cecilton, MD1,0362381,1541,392
Highland Acres, DE3,7922261,2301,456
Kent Acres, DE2,3482341,2731,508
Cheswold, DE1,1231401,4751,615
Rodney Village, DE1,4742521,3681,620
Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE3,7442561,3921,649
Clayton, DE3,0801901,1691,359

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Edgewood, PA3,0801634,8385,002
Williams, AZ3,0799553,6944,650
Fairport Harbor, OH3,0811623,2983,459
La Center, WA3,0792221,6141,836
Rural Hall, NC3,0792101,5451,755
Clayton, DE3,0801901,1691,359
Source: The Clayton, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.