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Total crime 1%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 2%
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 peopleSelbyville/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime65n/a (estimate)2,6062,7482,580
Murder0n/a0.05.05.0
Rape0n/a0.034.942.6
Robbery2n/a80.289.586.2
Assault7n/a280.7294.2246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)361424381
Burglary13n/a521.3326.5376.0
Theft40n/a1,603.81,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a120.3152.6228.9
Property crime56n/a (estimate)2,2452,3242,200

Key findings

  • Selbyville crime rates are 1% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Selbyville are 5% lower than the national average
  • In Selbyville you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Selbyville is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Selbyville has decreased by 7%

Selbyville crime map

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      Daily Crime In Selbyville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Selbyville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Selbyville is 1 in 278
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Selbyville is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Selbyville is 1 in 39

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

      Selbyville police department

      ItemSelbyvilleDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.25.43.3
      There are a total of 7 Selbyville police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.1% less than the Delaware average and 2.8% 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
      Ocean View, DE2,087931,1181,212
      Pittsville, MD1,3352441,0601,304
      South Bethany, DE42401,3491,349
      Berlin, MD4,538431,4811,524
      Selbyville, DE2,2683612,2452,606

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palmer, TX2,268144720864
      Cape Carteret, NC2,26784552636
      Spirit Lake, ID2,2692101,6401,850
      West Branch, MI2,269981,5601,658
      Sand Hill, PA2,270124603726
      Selbyville, DE2,2683612,2452,606
      Source: The Selbyville, 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.