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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 63%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean View/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18n/a (estimate)8072,3932,346
Murder0n/a0.07.46.5
Rape0n/a0.026.438.4
Robbery0n/a0.070.973.9
Assault2n/a89.6327.1279.7
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)90432388
Burglary3n/a134.5254.2314.2
Theft12n/a537.91,538.51,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a44.8168.7246.0
Property crime16n/a (estimate)7171,9611,958

Key findings

  • Ocean View crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ocean View are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Ocean View you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ocean View is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ocean View has decreased by 12%

Ocean View crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Ocean View (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ocean View

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ocean View is 1 in 1116
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ocean View is 1 in 140
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ocean View is 1 in 124

      Year Over Year Crime In Ocean View (per 100,000 people)

      Ocean View police department

      ItemOcean ViewDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.15.43.3
      There are a total of 8 Ocean View police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.9% less than the Delaware average and 27.3% 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
      Frankford, DE840100199299
      Ocean Pines, MD11,67617555572
      Millville, DE1,611140638778
      Henlopen Acres, DE159175792967
      Dagsboro, DE9313188481,166
      West Ocean City, MD4,1992501,0071,257
      Long Neck, DE2,6562431,1051,348
      Ocean View, DE2,08790717807

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Carnegie, OK2,0873671,4671,834
      Decatur, MS2,087118855974
      Oroville, WA2,0872395,8656,104
      Vale, OR2,0871761,6011,777
      Detroit Beach, MI2,087212603815
      Ocean View, DE2,08790717807
      Source: The Ocean View, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.