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


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

Crime rate in Selbyville, DE

The 2019 crime rate in Selbyville, DE is 215 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 71.6% U.S. cities. The 2019 Selbyville crime rate rose by 13% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Selbyville has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Selbyville, DE is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Selbyville:

215.4
Frankford:

152.7
Dagsboro:

181.2
Ocean Pines:

42.2
Berlin:

83.5
Ocean View:

54.1
Fenwick Island:

389.4
Ocean City:

797.4
Millsboro:

384.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Selbyville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.7)
2
(90.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(84.0)
2
(82.0)
3
(121.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(78.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(56.7)
1
(56.8)
2
(112.2)
5
(267.2)
2
(103.4)
3
(137.0)
1
(45.1)
1
(43.8)
3
(127.8)
4
(168.0)
2
(82.0)
3
(121.7)
2
(80.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(340.3)
7
(397.5)
5
(280.4)
6
(320.7)
12
(620.2)
7
(319.8)
4
(180.5)
10
(438.4)
3
(127.8)
9
(378.0)
5
(204.9)
7
(283.9)
7
(280.7)
10
(393.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(623.9)
22
(1,249)
45
(2,524)
26
(1,390)
34
(1,757)
40
(1,827)
28
(1,264)
18
(789.1)
39
(1,662)
33
(1,386)
25
(1,025)
13
(527.2)
13
(521.3)
9
(354.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(2,212)
44
(2,499)
79
(4,431)
68
(3,634)
58
(2,997)
80
(3,655)
100
(4,513)
50
(2,192)
56
(2,386)
51
(2,142)
49
(2,008)
38
(1,541)
40
(1,604)
25
(984.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(56.7)
1
(56.8)
4
(224.3)
6
(320.7)
2
(103.4)
6
(274.1)
3
(135.4)
2
(87.7)
2
(85.2)
4
(168.0)
4
(163.9)
5
(202.8)
3
(120.3)
3
(118.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.7)
2
(91.4)
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 index221.8288.5461.6412.6406.2437.6401.6250.8282.5389.3296.3305.4190.5215.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 9 registered sex offenders living in Selbyville, Delaware as of June 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Selbyville is 263 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Selbyville:

275.6
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Selbyville:

180.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Selbyville:

324.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Selbyville:

225.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Selbyville:

357.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Selbyville:

127.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Selbyville:

241.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Selbyville:

203.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Selbyville:

274.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Selbyville:

361.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Selbyville:

294.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Selbyville:

196.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Selbyville:

227.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Selbyville:

198.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Selbyville:

171.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Selbyville:

338.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Selbyville:

95.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Selbyville:

173.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Selbyville:

137.8
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Selbyville:

202.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Selbyville:

212.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Selbyville:

329.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Selbyville:

409.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Selbyville:

464.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Selbyville:

280.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Selbyville:

498.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Selbyville:

589.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Selbyville:

516.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Selbyville:

507.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Selbyville:

760.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Selbyville:

383.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Selbyville:

243.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Selbyville:

145.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Selbyville:

244.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Selbyville:

156.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Selbyville:

65.5
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 2019, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Delaware average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
Delaware average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Delaware average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Delaware average:

2.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Delaware average:

2.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Delaware average:

2.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Delaware average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Delaware average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
Delaware average:

3.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.13
Delaware average:

3.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.28
Delaware average:

3.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.93
Delaware average:

3.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
Delaware average:

3.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
Delaware average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
Delaware average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.26
Delaware average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
Delaware average:

2.70

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

Zip codes: 19975.