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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 2%
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 peopleOdessa/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,568 (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)406 (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)2,162 (estimate)2,2522,110

Key findings

  • Odessa crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Odessa are 7% higher than the national average
  • In Odessa you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Odessa is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Odessa has decreased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Odessa (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Odessa

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Odessa is 1 in 247
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Odessa is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Odessa is 1 in 39

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

      Odessa police department

      ItemOdessaDelawareNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      St. Georges, DE1,097131698829
      Townsend, DE2,320149793942
      Cecilton, MD1,0362299851,215
      Clayton, DE3,0802031,0151,218
      Pennsville, NJ11,4212691,7352,004
      Quinton, NJ5492841,8332,117
      Hancocks Bridge, NJ2452921,8882,180
      Odessa, DE6324062,1622,568

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Grantsville, WV6324342,1692,603
      Lattimer, PA6324001,8332,232
      Norwalk, WI632000
      Crawfordville, GA6325373,7394,276
      Paradise Heights, FL6325383,0553,593
      Odessa, DE6324062,1622,568
      Source: The Odessa, 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.