Wilmington Crime Rate Report (Delaware)

Wilmington crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 10 years with violent crime increasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Wilmington for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Wilmington in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 373.03% and the city property crime rate in Wilmington was higher than the national property crime rate average by 92.39%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Wilmington was higher than the violent crime rate in Delaware by 207.53% and the city property crime rate in Wilmington was higher than the property crime rate in Delaware by 64.14%.
Wilmington Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Wilmington Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Wilmington Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault711
Arson2
Burglary1,176
Forcible Rape27
Larceny and Theft2,428
Motor Vehicle Theft543
Murder and Manslaughter28
Robbery633
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)5,478
Property Crime4,147
Violent Crime1,399
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault705
Arson0
Burglary1,033
Forcible Rape47
Larceny and Theft1,523
Motor Vehicle Theft253
Murder and Manslaughter26
Robbery621
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,129
Property Crime2,798
Violent Crime1,400

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Wilmington Property Crime Wilmington Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Wilmington Crime 2010 Wilmington Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Wilmington Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Wilmington Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Wilmington, Delaware crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Wilmington crime report data for 2014 was projected from 10 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

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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