Ocean View, DE crime analytics

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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Ocean View is safer than 64% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Delaware, only on the order of 5% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Ocean View. If you live in Ocean View, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 110. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 40.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Ocean View has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Ocean View is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Ocean View 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 Ocean View.

For Ocean View, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Ocean View than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2190, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Ocean View; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Ocean View Crime Data

 

Crime Index

64

(100 is safest)


Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Ocean View Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

19

20

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.46

8.68

9.13

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.46
4.23
National Median: 4
    Ocean View
    Delaware

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,190

in Ocean View

1 in 237

in Delaware

Ocean View VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,190
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.46 0.00

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.68
22.52
National Median: 21
    Ocean View
    Delaware

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 115

in Ocean View

1 in 44

in Delaware

Ocean View Property CRIMES

Population: 2,190
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 15 0
Rate per 1,000 1.83 6.85 0.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Ocean View Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
8
66
National Median: 28.3
    Ocean View
    Delaware