Reported Annual Crime In Delaware City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelaware City/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime88n/a (estimate)5,0293,2752,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelaware City/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape2n/a114.332.440.4
Robbery1n/a57.1142.7102.8
Assault1n/a57.1327.8248.5
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)229509386
Burglary18n/a1,028.6527.6468.9
Theft63n/a3,600.02,078.71,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a171.4159.7236.9
Property crime84n/a (estimate)4,8002,7662,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Delaware City is 77% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.78 daily crimes that occur in Delaware City.
  • Delaware City is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Delaware City you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Delaware City has increased by 82%.

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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 438
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Delaware City is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Delaware City is 1 in 20

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, DE2,26580434514
Alloway, NJ1,457103650754
St. Georges, DE1,0971588571,014
Bellefonte, DE1,2531789681,147
North Star, DE7,5671799711,149
Townsend, DE2,3201799741,153
Hockessin, DE13,7021941,0541,248
Delaware City, DE1,8722294,8005,029

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Meyersdale, PA1,8721558571,012
McCrory, AR1,8720507507
Enterprise, OR1,8721201,3431,463
Clayton, GA1,8722223,5563,778
North York, PA1,873152838990
Delaware City, DE1,8722294,8005,029
Source: The Delaware City, 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.