Reported Annual Crime In Townsend

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTownsend/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,019 (estimate)2,8942,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTownsend/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.65.3
Rapen/an/an/a34.741.7
Robberyn/an/an/a112.598.0
Assaultn/an/an/a300.5248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)159 (estimate)453383
Burglaryn/an/an/a412.7430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,885.61,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a142.3237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)859 (estimate)2,4412,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Townsend is 63% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.79 daily crimes that occur in Townsend.
  • Townsend is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Townsend you have a 1 in 99 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Townsend has decreased by 9%.

Compare Townsend, DE Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Townsend (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Townsend

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Townsend is 1 in 628
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Townsend is 1 in 117
The chance of being a victim of crime in Townsend is 1 in 99

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

Townsend police department

ItemTownsendDelawareNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a962558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

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
Kenton, DE2560373373
St. Georges, DE1,097140756896
Charlestown, MD1,2481958641,059
Clayton, DE3,0804078761,282
Cecilton, MD1,0362531,1231,375
North East, MD3,6261092,2402,349
Glasgow, DE15,2303882,0882,476
Townsend, DE2,3201598591,019

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Geistown, PA2,3200172172
Deep River Center, CT2,32183648732
Hickman, KY2,3211361,2811,417
Jackson, KY2,321484,1904,238
East Bronson, FL2,3212351,4491,684
Townsend, DE2,3201598591,019
Source: The Townsend, 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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