Reported Annual Crime In Delaware City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelaware City/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime63n/a (estimate)3,6002,8942,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelaware City/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape2n/a114.334.741.7
Robbery1n/a57.1112.598.0
Assault6n/a342.9300.5248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)514453383
Burglary11n/a628.6412.7430.4
Theft40n/a2,285.71,885.61,694.4
Vehicle theft3n/a171.4142.3237.4
Property crime54n/a (estimate)3,0862,4412,362

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The Delaware City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Delaware City as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Delaware City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Delaware City is 31% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.86 daily crimes that occur in Delaware City.
  • Delaware City is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Delaware City you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Delaware City has increased by 31%.

Compare Delaware City, DE Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Delaware City (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Delaware City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Delaware City is 1 in 195
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Delaware City is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Delaware City is 1 in 28

Year Over Year Crime In Delaware City (per 100,000 people)

Delaware City police department

ItemDelaware CityDelawareNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3962558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.75.43.3
There are a total of 3 Delaware City police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 67.6% less than the Delaware average and 46.5% 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
Greenville, DE2,26571383454
Alloway, NJ1,45796655752
St. Georges, DE1,097140756896
Bellefonte, DE1,2531598551,013
North Star, DE7,5671598561,015
Townsend, DE2,3201598591,019
Hockessin, DE13,7021739301,102
Delaware City, DE1,8725143,0863,600

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McCrory, AR1,8729657721,737
Meyersdale, PA1,8720244244
Clayton, GA1,8721752,8453,020
Enterprise, OR1,8721281,3531,481
North York, PA1,873150793943
Delaware City, DE1,8725143,0863,600
Source: The Delaware City, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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