Crime Trend in Delaware

There were 4,115 violent crimes, 48 murders, 21,931 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Delaware

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 4,115 422.6 [51]
2018 4,079 422.5 [51]
2017 4,361 453.4 [52]
2016 4,859 510.0 [52]
2015 4,720 499.0 [53]
2014 4,568 488.1 [53]
2013 4,435 479.1 [54]
2012 5,048 550.5 [54]
2011 5,075 559.5 [55]
2010 5,608 623.3 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Delaware

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 48 4.9 [51]
2018 46 4.8 [51]
2017 54 5.6 [52]
2016 58 6.1 [52]
2015 63 6.7 [53]
2014 50 5.3 [53]
2013 39 4.2 [54]
2012 56 6.1 [54]
2011 41 4.5 [55]
2010 51 5.7 [55]

The number of robberies in Delaware

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 790 81.1 [51]
2018 861 89.2 [51]
2017 1,082 112.5 [52]
2016 1,359 142.6 [52]
2015 1,235 130.6 [53]
2014 1,271 135.8 [53]
2013 1,226 132.4 [54]
2012 1,498 163.3 [54]
2011 1,538 169.5 [55]
2010 1,839 204.4 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Delaware

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 2,967 304.7 [51]
2018 2,838 293.9 [51]
2017 2,891 300.5 [52]
2016 3,131 328.6 [52]
2015 3,081 325.7 [53]
2014 2,857 305.2 [53]
2013 2,904 313.7 [54]
2012 3,245 353.9 [54]
2011 3,207 353.5 [55]
2010 3,392 377.0 [55]

The number of property crimes in Delaware

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 21,931 2252.2 [51]
2018 22,405 2320.6 [51]
2017 23,477 2440.6 [52]
2016 26,370 2767.9 [52]
2015 25,455 2691.0 [53]
2014 27,915 2982.5 [53]
2013 28,379 3065.5 [54]
2012 30,707 3348.4 [54]
2011 30,939 3410.6 [55]
2010 31,078 3453.9 [55]

The number of burglaries in Delaware

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 2,968 304.8 [51]
2018 3,154 326.7 [51]
2017 3,970 412.7 [52]
2016 5,028 527.8 [52]
2015 4,773 504.6 [53]
2014 5,765 615.9 [53]
2013 6,131 662.3 [54]
2012 7,389 805.7 [54]
2011 7,531 830.2 [55]
2010 7,550 839.1 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Delaware

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 17,359 1782.7 [51]
2018 17,780 1841.6 [51]
2017 18,138 1885.6 [52]
2016 19,812 2079.6 [52]
2015 19,501 2061.6 [53]
2014 20,885 2231.4 [53]
2013 20,916 2259.4 [54]
2012 21,880 2385.9 [54]
2011 21,878 2411.8 [55]
2010 21,593 2399.8 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Delaware

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 1,604 164.7 [51]
2018 1,471 152.4 [51]
2017 1,369 142.3 [52]
2016 1,530 160.6 [52]
2015 1,181 124.9 [53]
2014 1,265 135.2 [53]
2013 1,332 143.9 [54]
2012 1,438 156.8 [54]
2011 1,530 168.7 [55]
2010 1,935 215.0 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

The crime rates in all states

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