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Crime rate in Elsmere, Delaware (DE): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


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Crime rates in Elsmere by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(51.2)
1
(17.2)
2
(34.5)
2
(35.0)
2
(35.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(52.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(48.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(102.5)
7
(120.4)
10
(172.7)
13
(227.2)
11
(192.9)
10
(176.2)
6
(104.8)
8
(129.2)
17
(272.4)
6
(97.3)
4
(64.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
29
(495.3)
29
(498.9)
12
(207.3)
38
(664.2)
25
(438.5)
24
(422.8)
34
(593.8)
12
(193.7)
47
(753.2)
19
(308.2)
15
(243.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(495.3)
52
(894.5)
54
(932.6)
41
(716.7)
46
(806.9)
40
(704.7)
46
(803.4)
59
(952.5)
40
(641.0)
44
(713.7)
31
(502.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
90
(1,537.1)
109
(1,875.1)
130
(2,245.3)
118
(2,062.6)
150
(2,631.1)
104
(1,832.3)
130
(2,270.3)
150
(2,421.7)
117
(1,875.0)
103
(1,670.7)
80
(1,296.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(187.9)
19
(326.9)
37
(639.0)
31
(541.9)
23
(403.4)
20
(352.4)
17
(296.9)
16
(258.3)
12
(192.3)
9
(146.0)
14
(226.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)291.8324.4338.5455.3416.8298.3375.6270.8380.4226.9219.4

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elsmere, Delaware as of July 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Elsmere to the number of sex offenders is 6,156 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Elsmere, DE is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Elsmere:

219.4
Newport:

346.9
Wilmington:

736.1
New Castle:

296.7
Penns Grove:

436.5
Kennett Square:

85.0
Newark:

191.9
Violent crime rate in 2014
Elsmere:

209.6
U.S. Average:

202.6

Violent crime rate in 2013
Elsmere:

209.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Elsmere:

530.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Elsmere:

167.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Elsmere:

415.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Elsmere:

309.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Elsmere:

399.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Elsmere:

533.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Elsmere:

232.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Elsmere:

338.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Elsmere:

362.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2014
Elsmere:

206.2
U.S. Average:

232.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Elsmere:

256.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Elsmere:

259.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Elsmere:

362.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Elsmere:

329.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Elsmere:

295.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Elsmere:

365.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Elsmere:

339.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Elsmere:

408.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Elsmere:

332.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Elsmere:

211.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Delaware average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Delaware average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Delaware average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Delaware average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Delaware average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Delaware average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Delaware average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Delaware average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Delaware average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Delaware average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Delaware average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Delaware average:

2.70


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Elsmere

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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Zip codes: 19804, 19805.