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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 48%
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.
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 peopleKenton/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,860 (estimate)2,7482,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a34.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a89.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a294.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)596 (estimate)424381
Burglaryn/an/an/a326.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a152.6228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,264 (estimate)2,3242,200

Key findings

  • Kenton crime rates are 50% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kenton are 56% higher than the national average
  • In Kenton you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kenton is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kenton has increased by 934%

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

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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 168
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kenton is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kenton is 1 in 26

      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, DE2,320149818967
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      Kent Acres, DE2,3481951,0701,265
      Rodney Village, DE1,4742101,1501,359
      Kenton, DE2565963,2643,860

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      West Peavine, OK2566524,0254,678
      Lafayette CDP, OH2563142,4442,758
      Hillcrest Heights, FL2563792,2482,627
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      Sylvia, KS2567094,2574,966
      Kenton, DE2565963,2643,860
      Source: The Kenton, 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.