Delaware
Crime



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Crime Rates for Delaware

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Delaware Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4,361

23,477

27,838

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.53

24.41

28.94

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Delaware 4.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 221

in Delaware

Delaware VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 961,939
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 54 334 1,082 2,891
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.35 1.12 3.01

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Delaware 24.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Delaware

Delaware Property CRIMES

Population: 961,939
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3,970 18,138 1,369
Rate per 1,000 4.13 18.86 1.42

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Delaware 70