Dagsboro, DE
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With a crime rate of 59 per one thousand residents, Dagsboro has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 17. Within Delaware, more than 77% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Dagsboro.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 859, Dagsboro has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Dagsboro does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Dagsboro.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Dagsboro does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Dagsboro.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Dagsboro occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Dagsboro; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 430. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Dagsboro is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Dagsboro, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 57 per one thousand population.

Dagsboro Crime Data

 

Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Dagsboro Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

49

51

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.33

57.04

59.37

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dagsboro 2.33
Delaware 4.99

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 430

in Dagsboro

1 in 200

in Delaware

Dagsboro VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 859
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.33

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dagsboro 57.04
Delaware 26.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Dagsboro

1 in 37

in Delaware

Dagsboro Property CRIMES

Population: 859
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 6 43 0
Rate per 1,000 6.98 50.06 0.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Dagsboro Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Dagsboro 37
Delaware 76