Table 6

DELAWARE

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by City, 2016

City Population Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)1
Rape
(legacy
definition)2
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Bethany Beach 1,193 4 0 0 0 4 67 7 60 0 0
Blades 1,377 5 0 0 2 3 29 9 19 1 0
Bridgeville 2,297 9 0 0 2 7 59 5 53 1 0
Camden 3,512 14 0 1 6 7 196 5 189 2 0
Cheswold 1,424 2 0 0 1 1 21 2 19 0 0
Clayton 3,165 6 0 0 0 6 37 14 23 0 0
Dagsboro 875 5 0 2 1 2 24 2 22 0 0
Delaware City 1,750 4 0 2 1 1 84 18 63 3 0
Delmar 1,757 15 0 0 5 10 64 23 39 2 0
Dewey Beach 378 16 0 2 1 13 43 8 34 1 0
Dover 37,824 307 2 12 57 236 1,880 100 1,699 81 5
Ellendale 422 0 0 0 0 0 12 5 7 0 0
Elsmere 6,149 28 0 2 5 21 151 29 107 15 0
Felton 1,423 4 0 0 2 2 18 3 15 0 0
Fenwick Island 425 0 0 0 0 0 18 7 11 0 0
Frankford 950 2 0 0 0 2 13 5 7 1 0
Georgetown 7,177 43 0 5 19 19 408 57 346 5 0
Greenwood 1,086 0 0 0 0 0 21 2 19 0 0
Harrington 3,719 35 0 4 6 25 110 19 84 7 1
Laurel 4,150 47 0 6 6 35 167 42 122 3 0
Lewes 3,065 3 0 0 1 2 63 9 53 1 0
Middletown 20,666 70 0 8 20 42 500 44 450 6 0
Milford 10,392 100 0 8 27 65 548 63 478 7 0
Millsboro 4,286 20 0 4 7 9 179 16 161 2 0
Milton 2,875 3 0 1 0 2 32 10 22 0 0
Newark 34,297 114 0 7 40 67 765 85 654 26 3
New Castle 5,392 32 1 3 11 17 189 16 164 9 0
Newport 1,059 10 0 0 3 7 28 5 21 2 0
Ocean View 2,075 3 0 0 0 3 29 9 20 0 0
Rehoboth Beach 1,485 7 0 1 3 3 149 12 137 0 0
Seaford 7,725 81 0 6 22 53 398 58 339 1 0
Selbyville 2,440 9 0 2 2 5 78 25 49 4 0
Smyrna 11,573 70 0 5 19 46 310 50 251 9 0
South Bethany 507 0 0 0 0 0 15 5 10 0 0
Wilmington 72,183 1,285 26 35 438 786 3,544 812 2,232 500 5
Wyoming 1,497 6 0 0 1 5 22 8 14 0 0
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.