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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 31%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelmar/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime58n/a (estimate)3,2042,7482,580
Murder0n/a0.05.05.0
Rape2n/a110.534.942.6
Robbery2n/a110.589.586.2
Assault2n/a110.5294.2246.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)331424381
Burglary24n/a1,326.0326.5376.0
Theft27n/a1,491.71,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a55.2152.6228.9
Property crime52n/a (estimate)2,8732,3242,200

Key findings

  • Delmar crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Delmar are 13% lower than the national average
  • In Delmar you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Delmar is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Delmar has decreased by 10%

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      Daily Crime In Delmar (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Delmar

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Delmar is 1 in 302
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Delmar is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Delmar is 1 in 32

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

      Delmar police department

      ItemDelmarDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.55.43.3
      There are a total of 14 Delmar police officers. This results in 8.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.4% greater than the Delaware average and 161.3% greater than the National average.

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hebron, MD1,1922411,0471,288
      Pittsville, MD1,3352441,0601,304
      Blades, DE1,302691,5931,662
      Delmar, MD3,1753411,9832,324
      Bethel, DE1814172,2842,700
      Brookview, MD486482,8113,459
      Vienna, MD2836552,8383,493
      Delmar, DE1,7923312,8733,204

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pinetop Country Club, AZ1,79297549647
      Harbor Beach, MI1,7923771,8862,263
      Cambridge, NY1,792170698868
      Claypool Hill, VA1,79290746836
      Woodland Beach, MI1,793175644819
      Delmar, DE1,7923312,8733,204
      Source: The Delmar, 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.