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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 35%
Property crime 83%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMillsboro/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime190n/a (estimate)4,2802,7482,580
Murder0n/a0.05.05.0
Rape5n/a112.634.942.6
Robbery1n/a22.589.586.2
Assault5n/a112.6294.2246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)248424381
Burglary13n/a292.9326.5376.0
Theft161n/a3,626.91,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a112.6152.6228.9
Property crime179n/a (estimate)4,0322,3242,200

Key findings

  • Millsboro crime rates are 66% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Millsboro are 35% lower than the national average
  • In Millsboro you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Millsboro is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Millsboro has decreased by 6%

Millsboro crime map

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      Daily Crime In Millsboro (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Millsboro for every 100,000 residents. The Millsboro total amount of daily crime is 1.56 times more than the Delaware average and 1.66 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Millsboro, is 1.71 times less than the Delaware average, and it is 1.54 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Millsboro has a daily crime average that is 1.73 times more than the Delaware average and 1.83 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Millsboro (higher is better)

      How safe is Millsboro, Delaware compared to other cities in Delaware and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Millsboro is safer than 38% of the cities in Delaware and 24% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Delaware and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Millsboro. Overall, Millsboro is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Millsboro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Millsboro is 1 in 404
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Millsboro is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Millsboro is 1 in 24
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Millsboro? In Millsboro, you have a 1 in 404 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 25. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Millsboro, DE is 1 in 24.

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

      Determining whether Millsboro is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Millsboro violent crime rates have decreased by 28%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Millsboro has decreased by 6% in the same time frame.

      Millsboro police department

      ItemMillsboroDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.05.43.3
      There are a total of 12 Millsboro police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.9% less than the Delaware average and 7.4% less 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, MD11,676114425539
      Millville, DE1,611138756894
      Fenwick Island, DE3981719391,110
      Henlopen Acres, DE1591719391,110
      Ocean View, DE2,087931,1181,212
      Pittsville, MD1,3352441,0601,304
      South Bethany, DE42401,3491,349
      Millsboro, DE4,1212484,0324,280

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Farmington, NH4,1221011,5501,652
      Goulding, FL4,1224002,3712,771
      Holmes Beach, FL4,119691,0641,133
      Larch Way, WA4,1181651,5611,726
      Ridge Manor, FL4,1183301,9562,287
      Millsboro, DE4,1212484,0324,280
      Source: The Millsboro, 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.