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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 59%
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 peopleHockessin/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,019 (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)161 (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)858 (estimate)2,2522,110

Key findings

  • Hockessin crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hockessin are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Hockessin you have a 1 in 99 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hockessin is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hockessin has decreased by 3%

Hockessin crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Hockessin (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hockessin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hockessin is 1 in 621
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hockessin is 1 in 117
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hockessin is 1 in 99

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

      Hockessin police department

      ItemHockessinDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

      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.

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chester Heights, PA2,58171323394
      Greenville, DE2,26566353420
      Toughkenamon, PA1,61380368448
      Lima, PA2,06986395481
      Avondale, PA1,430101462563
      Caln, PA1,570102466568
      West Grove, PA2,850121555677
      Hockessin, DE13,7021618581,019

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Livingston, CA13,7032742,1572,430
      Teays Valley, WV13,706121603724
      River Ridge, LA13,7062101,2101,420
      Belle Chasse, LA13,7092941,6951,990
      Washington, PA13,6934001,8352,235
      Hockessin, DE13,7021618581,019
      Source: The Hockessin, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.