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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 39%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEllendale/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime15n/a (estimate)3,3782,6752,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape0n/a0.031.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.081.181.6
Assault2n/a450.5304.7250.2
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)450423379
Burglary0n/a0.0304.8340.5
Theft12n/a2,702.71,782.71,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a225.2164.7219.9
Property crime13n/a (estimate)2,9282,2522,110

Key findings

  • Ellendale crime rates are 36% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ellendale are 19% higher than the national average
  • In Ellendale you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ellendale is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ellendale has increased by 48%

Ellendale crime map

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

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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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Slaughter Beach, DE2221719101,081
      Felton, DE1,5661411,1971,338
      Milton, DE2,7561331,3261,458
      Long Neck, DE2,6562381,2691,507
      Blades, DE1,3022721,5661,838
      Greenwood, DE1,2805271,6702,197
      Harrington, DE3,6889582,1083,067
      Ellendale, DE4214502,9283,378

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wickett, TX4215933,3863,979
      Spring Ridge, FL4214612,6183,079
      Metompkin, VA4212732,1562,428
      Kaneville, IL4213401,5421,882
      Jaconita, NM4214201,5731,993
      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 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.