Annual Crime In Greenwood (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenwood/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime20n/a (estimate)1,7922,7482,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenwood/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.0
Rape3n/a268.834.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.089.586.2
Assault1n/a89.6294.2246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)358424381
Burglary5n/a448.0326.5376.0
Theft10n/a896.11,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a89.6152.6228.9
Property crime16n/a (estimate)1,4342,3242,200

Key findings

  • Greenwood crime rates are 31% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Greenwood are 6% lower than the national average
  • In Greenwood you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Greenwood is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Greenwood has decreased by 7%

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Compare Greenwood, DE Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Greenwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenwood is 1 in 279
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenwood is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenwood is 1 in 56

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

      Greenwood police department

      ItemGreenwoodDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.05.43.3
      There are a total of 4 Greenwood police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.5% less than the Delaware average and 22.9% 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
      Slaughter Beach, DE2221719391,110
      Bridgeville, DE2,3971691,3941,562
      Blades, DE1,302691,5931,662
      Greensboro, MD1,9402661,4881,753
      Felton, DE1,5662121,7681,980
      Ellendale, DE4214561,8222,278
      Denton, MD4,3642452,9433,188
      Greenwood, DE1,2803581,4341,792

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oceana, WV1,280142726868
      New Brockton, AL1,2802301,2431,473
      Fox Chase, PA1,28083402484
      Dunnigan, CA1,2802401,2771,517
      Eureka, MT1,2803629951,356
      Greenwood, DE1,2803581,4341,792
      Source: The Greenwood, 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.