Townsend, DE
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Townsend has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Townsend is 1 in 75. How does Townsend fare compared to other communities in Delaware of all population sizes? Townsend's crime rate is lower than approximately 91% of Delaware communities.

How does the crime rate in Townsend compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Townsend with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Townsend's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Townsend 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 Townsend.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Townsend's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Townsend is one in 726.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Townsend; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Townsend Crime Data

 
Crime Index

56

(100 is safest)


Safer than 56% of U.S. Cities

Townsend Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

26

29

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.38

11.94

13.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Townsend 1.38
Delaware 4.99
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 726

in Townsend

1 in 200

in Delaware
Townsend VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,177
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Townsend 11.94
Delaware 26.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Townsend

1 in 37

in Delaware
Townsend Property CRIMES
Population: 2,177
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Townsend Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Townsend 28
Delaware 76

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