Reported Annual Crime In Seaford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeaford/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime505n/a (estimate)6,4092,8942,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeaford/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape3n/a38.134.741.7
Robbery20n/a253.8112.598.0
Assault36n/a456.9300.5248.9
Violent crime59n/a (estimate)749453383
Burglary51n/a647.2412.7430.4
Theft389n/a4,936.51,885.61,694.4
Vehicle theft6n/a76.1142.3237.4
Property crime446n/a (estimate)5,6602,4412,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Seaford, DE. The total number of reported crimes in Seaford, DE is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Seaford, DE crime rate is 121% higher than the Delaware average and is 133% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Seaford, DE has a violent crime rate that is 65% higher than the Delaware average and 96% higher than the national average. For property crime, Seaford, DE is 132% higher than the Delaware average and 140% higher than the national average.
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The Seaford crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Seaford as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Seaford crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Seaford is 133% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.56 daily crimes that occur in Seaford.
  • Seaford is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Seaford you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Seaford has decreased by 2%.

Compare Seaford, DE Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Seaford (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Seaford, DE per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Delaware and on a national level. In Seaford, DE the total number of daily crimes is 2.21 times more than the Delaware average and 2.33 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Seaford, DE is 1.65 times more than the Delaware average and 1.96 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Seaford, DE has a daily crime rate that is 2.32 times more than the Delaware average and 2.40 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Seaford (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Seaford, DE compared to other areas of Delaware, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Seaford, DE safer than 10% when compared to other Delaware cities, and 4% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Delaware, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Seaford, DE. At this time, Seaford, DE sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Seaford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Seaford is 1 in 134
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Seaford is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Seaford is 1 in 16
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Seaford, DE? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Seaford, DE, you have a 1 in 134 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 18. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Seaford, DE is 1 in 16.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Seaford, DE is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Seaford, DE has decreased by 24%, the amount of property crime in Seaford, DE has increased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Seaford, DE has decreased by 2% year to year.

Seaford police department

ItemSeafordDelawareNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)37962558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.25.43.3
There are a total of 37 Seaford police officers. This results in 5.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3% less than the Delaware average and 60% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Delaware

StateTotal offendersDelaware /100KNational /100K
Delaware3,609451222
There are a total of 3,609 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 451 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 103% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ellendale, DE4214651,1631,628
Bridgeville, DE2,3972561,6201,876
Blades, DE1,3024991,7812,279
Greenwood, DE1,2803622,2622,624
Bethel, DE1814452,3992,844
Delmar, MD3,1755602,7673,327
Delmar, DE1,7924463,1223,567
Seaford, DE7,4177495,6606,409

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Middleborough Center, MA7,4153581,4371,795
Cotati, CA7,4156551,2561,910
Baywood, NY7,4153221,3641,685
Crystal City, TX7,4142708111,082
South Cleveland, TN7,4146322,8533,485
Seaford, DE7,4177495,6606,409
Source: The Seaford, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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