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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 50%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKenton/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,757 (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)594 (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)3,163 (estimate)2,2522,110

Key findings

  • Kenton crime rates are 51% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kenton are 57% higher than the national average
  • In Kenton you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kenton is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kenton has decreased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Kenton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kenton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kenton is 1 in 169
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kenton is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kenton is 1 in 27

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

      Kenton police department

      ItemKentonDelawareNational
      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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      Townsend, DE2,320149793942
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      Kent Acres, DE2,3481951,0371,231
      Rodney Village, DE1,4742091,1141,323
      Kenton, DE2565943,1633,757

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      Prado Verde, TX2561751,0011,177
      Kennedy, MN2563663,2223,587
      Dedham, IA2563312,1492,480
      Protivin, IA2563302,1432,472
      Eagle Nest, NM2561,0353,8734,908
      Kenton, DE2565943,1633,757
      Source: The Kenton, 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.