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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 57%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFenwick Island/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,081 (estimate)2,6752,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a31.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a81.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a304.7250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)171 (estimate)423379
Burglaryn/an/an/a304.8340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,782.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a164.7219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)910 (estimate)2,2522,110

Key findings

  • Fenwick Island crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fenwick Island are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Fenwick Island you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fenwick Island is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fenwick Island has decreased by 3%

Fenwick Island crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fenwick Island (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fenwick Island

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fenwick Island is 1 in 586
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fenwick Island is 1 in 110
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fenwick Island is 1 in 93

      Year Over Year Crime In Fenwick Island (per 100,000 people)

      Fenwick Island police department

      ItemFenwick IslandDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents18.05.43.3
      There are a total of 7 Fenwick Island police officers. This results in 18.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 236.3% greater than the Delaware average and 454.9% 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
      Ocean Pines, MD11,67665587652
      Millville, DE1,611138732870
      Ocean View, DE2,08746872917
      South Bethany, DE42401,3491,349
      Berlin, MD4,538621,3781,440
      West Ocean City, MD4,1992841,2191,503
      Long Neck, DE2,6562381,2691,507
      Fenwick Island, DE3981719101,081

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pitts, GA3985123,5654,077
      Mount Carbon, WV3982611,3051,567
      Spottsville, KY3982251,9632,187
      Farmington, WV3984102,0482,459
      St. Regis Falls, NY3985642,1592,723
      Fenwick Island, DE3981719101,081
      Source: The Fenwick Island, 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.