Reported Annual Crime In South Bethany

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Bethany/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime17n/a (estimate)3,2822,8942,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Bethany/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape0n/a0.034.741.7
Robbery0n/a0.0112.598.0
Assault0n/a0.0300.5248.9
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0453383
Burglary5n/a965.3412.7430.4
Theft12n/a2,316.61,885.61,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0142.3237.4
Property crime17n/a (estimate)3,2822,4412,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Bethany is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.99 daily crimes that occur in South Bethany.
  • South Bethany is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Bethany you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Bethany has decreased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In South Bethany (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Bethany

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Bethany is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Bethany is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Bethany is 1 in 31

Year Over Year Crime In South Bethany (per 100,000 people)

South Bethany police department

ItemSouth BethanyDelawareNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6962558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents13.05.43.3
There are a total of 6 South Bethany police officers. This results in 13.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 142.6% greater than the Delaware average and 300.3% 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
Ocean Pines, MD11,676171669840
Millville, DE1,611147794941
Henlopen Acres, DE1591839861,169
Frankford, DE8401031,3421,445
Ocean View, DE2,0871891,2751,464
Long Neck, DE2,6562551,3751,630
West Ocean City, MD4,1993131,3891,702
South Bethany, DE42403,2823,282

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Deer Park, MD4247763,4494,225
Sierra Brooks, CA4246103,3903,999
Asher, OK4247104,4805,190
Randolph, MN4242712,4962,767
Fielding, UT4243073,5753,882
South Bethany, DE42403,2823,282
Source: The South Bethany, 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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