Delaware Crime Statistics and Rates Report (DE)

Delaware crime statistics indicate a total upward trend in crime based on data from 11 years when violent crime was increasing and property crime was increasing.

Based on this report, the crime rate in Delaware for 2014 is expected to be higher than in 2010 when the state violent crime rate was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 69.55% and the state property crime rate was higher than the national property crime rate average by 28.95%.

Delaware Property Crime Delaware Violent Crime
2010 Crime (Actual Data)Incidents
Aggravated Assault3,386
ArsonN/A
Burglary7,515
Forcible Rape312
Larceny and Theft21,519
Motor Vehicle Theft1,929
Murder and Manslaughter48
Robbery1,829
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)36,538
Property Crime30,963
Violent Crime5,575

State versus National Crime Comparison

Delaware Property Crime vs. National Comparison Delaware Violent Crime vs. National Comparison
Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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