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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 50%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEllendale/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime15n/a (estimate)3,3782,3932,346
Murder0n/a0.07.46.5
Rape0n/a0.026.438.4
Robbery0n/a0.070.973.9
Assault2n/a450.5327.1279.7
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)450432388
Burglary0n/a0.0254.2314.2
Theft12n/a2,702.71,538.51,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a225.2168.7246.0
Property crime13n/a (estimate)2,9281,9611,958

Key findings

  • Ellendale crime rates are 44% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ellendale are 16% higher than the national average
  • In Ellendale you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ellendale is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ellendale has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Ellendale (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ellendale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ellendale is 1 in 223
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ellendale is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ellendale is 1 in 30

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

      Ellendale police department

      ItemEllendaleDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.65.43.3
      There are a total of 1 Ellendale police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.2% less than the Delaware average and 21.1% less 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Blades, DE1,30268811879
      Slaughter Beach, DE222175792967
      Felton, DE1,56670910980
      Milton, DE2,7561969131,109
      Long Neck, DE2,6562431,1051,348
      Greenwood, DE1,2801731,2081,381
      Bridgeville, DE2,3972912,5322,823
      Ellendale, DE4214502,9283,378

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Spring Ridge, FL4214682,1582,627
      Kaneville, IL4213561,3031,658
      Simms, MT4216302,8443,474
      Jaconita, NM4213931,4361,829
      White Lake, SD4217192,8083,526
      Ellendale, DE4214502,9283,378
      Source: The Ellendale, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.