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


City-Data.com crime index in Smyrna, DE compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Smyrna, DE

The 2018 crime rate in Smyrna, DE is 236 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 74.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Smyrna crime rate fell by 11% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Smyrna has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Smyrna, DE is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Smyrna:

235.7
Clayton:

162.6
Cheswold:

103.4
Kenton:

14.9
Dover:

427.2
Middletown:

168.1
Wyoming:

116.3
Camden:

248.8
Greenwich:

97.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Smyrna by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(57.8)
5
(66.7)
4
(48.9)
8
(93.2)
5
(55.7)
8
(85.8)
1
(9.9)
1
(9.7)
7
(64.2)
9
(80.6)
5
(43.7)
5
(43.2)
7
(60.4)
7
(59.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(101.2)
11
(146.7)
8
(97.7)
15
(174.8)
13
(144.8)
14
(150.2)
12
(118.5)
17
(165.2)
18
(165.1)
15
(134.3)
9
(78.6)
19
(164.2)
12
(103.5)
8
(67.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(375.9)
30
(400.0)
33
(403.2)
50
(582.7)
36
(400.8)
32
(343.3)
49
(483.9)
21
(204.0)
44
(403.7)
38
(340.2)
39
(340.7)
46
(397.5)
44
(379.5)
35
(296.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
41
(592.8)
26
(346.7)
49
(598.7)
57
(664.3)
66
(734.9)
65
(697.3)
60
(592.5)
63
(612.1)
52
(477.1)
48
(429.7)
48
(419.3)
50
(432.0)
43
(370.9)
45
(381.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
189
(2,733)
199
(2,653)
231
(2,822)
221
(2,575)
216
(2,405)
203
(2,178)
240
(2,370)
254
(2,468)
267
(2,450)
266
(2,381)
241
(2,105)
251
(2,169)
227
(1,958)
205
(1,739)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(303.6)
18
(240.0)
12
(146.6)
10
(116.5)
9
(100.2)
5
(53.6)
6
(59.3)
8
(77.7)
9
(82.6)
10
(89.5)
13
(113.6)
9
(77.8)
9
(77.6)
18
(152.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index326.9326.9315.6402.4323.8322.6281.3245.9319.6305.3249.3286.5265.8235.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 158 registered sex offenders living in Smyrna, Delaware as of November 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Smyrna is 72 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Smyrna:

241.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Smyrna:

301.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Smyrna:

324.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Smyrna:

253.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Smyrna:

317.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Smyrna:

348.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Smyrna:

194.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Smyrna:

311.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Smyrna:

332.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Smyrna:

328.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Smyrna:

472.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Smyrna:

299.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Smyrna:

340.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Smyrna:

296.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Smyrna:

252.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Smyrna:

417.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Smyrna:

341.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Smyrna:

186.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Smyrna:

183.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Smyrna:

206.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Smyrna:

206.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Smyrna:

218.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Smyrna:

230.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Smyrna:

257.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Smyrna:

245.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Smyrna:

256.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Smyrna:

282.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Smyrna:

279.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Smyrna:

282.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Smyrna:

238.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Smyrna:

300.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Smyrna:

238.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Smyrna:

246.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Smyrna:

311.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
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
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Delaware average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 30 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Delaware average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Delaware average:

3.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Delaware average:

2.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 28 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Delaware average:

2.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Delaware average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Delaware average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Delaware average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Delaware average:

3.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Delaware average:

3.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Delaware average:

3.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 28 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Delaware average:

3.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 28 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.70
Delaware average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 26 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.70
Delaware average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 27 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.70
Delaware average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Delaware average:

2.70

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Smyrna, DE
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 19977.