Reported Annual Crime In Dewey Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDewey Beach/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime37n/a (estimate)9,5852,8942,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDewey Beach/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape0n/a0.034.741.7
Robbery1n/a259.1112.598.0
Assault6n/a1,554.4300.5248.9
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)1,813453383
Burglary0n/a0.0412.7430.4
Theft29n/a7,513.01,885.61,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a259.1142.3237.4
Property crime30n/a (estimate)7,7722,4412,362

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The Dewey Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Dewey Beach 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 Dewey Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dewey Beach is 249% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 26.26 daily crimes that occur in Dewey Beach.
  • Dewey Beach is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dewey Beach you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dewey Beach has decreased by 42%.

Compare Dewey Beach, DE Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Dewey Beach (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dewey Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dewey Beach is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dewey Beach is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dewey Beach is 1 in 11

Year Over Year Crime In Dewey Beach (per 100,000 people)

Dewey Beach police department

ItemDewey BeachDelawareNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10962558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents28.55.43.3
There are a total of 10 Dewey Beach police officers. This results in 28.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 431.1% greater than the Delaware average and 776.2% greater 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
Millville, DE1,611147794941
Henlopen Acres, DE1591839861,169
Frankford, DE8401031,3421,445
Ocean View, DE2,0871891,2751,464
Long Neck, DE2,6562551,3751,630
Milton, DE2,7562391,5691,808
Lewes, DE2,9551282,4592,587
Dewey Beach, DE2891,8137,7729,585

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bloomingdale, IN2895223,1623,684
Adelphi, OH2894193,4013,821
Diggins, MO2896623,5394,201
Elcho, WI2894162,3522,768
Westwood, MO2892141,1451,359
Dewey Beach, DE2891,8137,7729,585
Source: The Dewey Beach, 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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