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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 20%
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 peopleFelton/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime28n/a (estimate)1,9802,7482,580
Murder0n/a0.05.05.0
Rape0n/a0.034.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.089.586.2
Assault3n/a212.2294.2246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)212424381
Burglary2n/a141.4326.5376.0
Theft22n/a1,555.91,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a70.7152.6228.9
Property crime25n/a (estimate)1,7682,3242,200

Key findings

  • Felton crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Felton are 44% lower than the national average
  • In Felton you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Felton is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Felton has decreased by 12%

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      Daily Crime In Felton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Felton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Felton is 1 in 472
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Felton is 1 in 57
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Felton is 1 in 51

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

      Felton police department

      ItemFeltonDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.05.43.3
      There are a total of 4 Felton police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.1% less than the Delaware average and 7.8% 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
      Riverview, DE2,9931568531,009
      Slaughter Beach, DE2221719391,110
      Wyoming, DE1,5753278491,176
      Highland Acres, DE3,7921891,0331,222
      Kent Acres, DE2,3481951,0701,265
      Rodney Village, DE1,4742101,1501,359
      Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE3,7442131,1701,383
      Felton, DE1,5662121,7681,980

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chapin, SC1,5662464,5434,788
      Gower, MO1,566136813949
      Orangeville, UT1,5661051,0761,181
      Walnut Cove, NC1,5651631,0751,238
      Mount Carroll, IL1,5651909111,102
      Felton, DE1,5662121,7681,980
      Source: The Felton, 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.