Crime rates in Wilmington by year

Type

2001

2003

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
14
(19.0)
7
(9.5)
12
(16.2)
19
(25.8)
11
(15.1)
26
(35.7)
17
(23.4)
28
(38.2)
23
(32.1)
26
(36.1)
19
(26.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
48
(65.0)
37
(50.4)
27
(36.5)
48
(65.2)
30
(41.2)
27
(37.0)
39
(53.7)
27
(36.9)
30
(41.9)
34
(47.2)
24
(33.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
382
(517.4)
416
(566.7)
433
(585.6)
565
(767.2)
593
(814.1)
573
(786.1)
524
(722.0)
633
(863.9)
427
(596.6)
474
(657.5)
453
(633.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
604
(818.1)
628
(855.5)
577
(780.4)
722
(980.4)
596
(818.2)
784
(1,075.6)
762
(1,049.9)
711
(970.4)
631
(881.6)
694
(962.7)
665
(930.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
863
(1,168.9)
869
(1,183.7)
817
(1,105.0)
972
(1,319.8)
954
(1,309.7)
834
(1,144.2)
856
(1,179.4)
1,176
(1,605.0)
1,148
(1,603.9)
1,212
(1,681.3)
960
(1,343.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,838
(3,844.0)
2,192
(2,985.9)
2,104
(2,845.6)
2,345
(3,184.2)
1,913
(2,626.2)
2,333
(3,200.8)
2,259
(3,112.4)
2,428
(3,313.8)
2,213
(3,091.8)
2,247
(3,117.0)
2,387
(3,340.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
739
(1,001.0)
762
(1,038.0)
513
(693.8)
773
(1,049.6)
521
(715.2)
639
(876.7)
516
(710.9)
543
(741.1)
411
(574.2)
365
(506.3)
371
(519.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
16
(21.7)
2
(2.7)
8
(10.8)
4
(5.4)
5
(6.9)
3
(4.1)
8
(11.0)
2
(2.7)
4
(5.6)
1
(1.4)
2
(2.8)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.8)704.3666.7622.3810.5704.8807.1758.6839.3714.5760.8705.3

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 were 426 registered sex offenders living in Wilmington, Delaware as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wilmington to the number of sex offenders is 167 to 1.


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

705.3
Elsmere:

227.0
Newport:

555.5
New Castle:

312.8
Penns Grove:

236.1
Marcus Hook:

403.1
Trainer:

479.4
Violent crime rate in 2013
Wilmington:

844.8
U.S. Average:

203.3
Violent crime rate in 2012
Wilmington:

903.5
U.S. Average:

214.5
Violent crime rate in 2011
Wilmington:

821.7
U.S. Average:

214.1
Violent crime rate in 2010
Wilmington:

1,001.8
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009
Wilmington:

959.0
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2008
Wilmington:

1,010.3
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2007
Wilmington:

862.8
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
Wilmington:

963.0
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Wilmington:

731.0
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2003
Wilmington:

758.8
U.S. Average:

262.6
Violent crime rate in 2001
Wilmington:

749.2
U.S. Average:

276.6
Property crime rate in 2013
Wilmington:

499.3
U.S. Average:

250.2
Property crime rate in 2012
Wilmington:

552.2
U.S. Average:

267.3
Property crime rate in 2011
Wilmington:

545.9
U.S. Average:

273.5
Property crime rate in 2010
Wilmington:

581.2
U.S. Average:

276.4
Property crime rate in 2009
Wilmington:

484.3
U.S. Average:

285.6
Property crime rate in 2008
Wilmington:

505.9
U.S. Average:

302.2
Property crime rate in 2007
Wilmington:

486.6
U.S. Average:

309.2
Property crime rate in 2006
Wilmington:

564.5
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
Wilmington:

454.3
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2003
Wilmington:

526.7
U.S. Average:

334.1
Property crime rate in 2001
Wilmington:

560.1
U.S. Average:

337.2

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

City-data.com crime index per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 380 (317 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.44
Delaware average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 368 (307 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.26
Delaware average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 384 (321 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.48
Delaware average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 396 (334 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.56
Delaware average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 405 (318 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.38
Delaware average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 388 (302 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.14
Delaware average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 386 (302 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.15
Delaware average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 364 (285 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.94
Delaware average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 358 (272 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.77
Delaware average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 349 (278 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.86
Delaware average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 357 (285 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.95
Delaware average:

2.70


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Wilmington

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

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

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Zip codes: 19801, 19803, 19806.