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New Castle County P Dept County, DE | Crime Rates

New Castle County P Dept is a county located in DE, and has a population of 407,235. This region is policed by NEW CASTLE COUNTY POLICE DEPT.

New Castle County P Dept County has an overall crime rate of 2,856 per 100,000 residents. This is moderately safer than the rest of the United States, but still about average. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in New Castle County P Dept County is 1 in 35 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for New Castle County P Dept County for the previous 2 years was 3,011 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for New Castle County P Dept County has been decreasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) New Castle County P Dept USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 2,856 4,506
Murder Rate 2.1 6
Robbery Rate 85 148
Rape Rate 15 30
Assault Rate 1,242 644
Burglary Rate 492 726
Forced Entry Rate 218 417
Larceny Rate 915 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 105 362

Policing Statistics

New Castle County P Dept USA
Overall Clearance 100% 28%
Homicide Clearance 100% 56%
Assault Clearance 100% 52%
Rape Clearance 87% 38%
Robbery Clearance 56% 23%
Burglary Clearance 46% 12%
Larceny Clearance 36% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 18% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 0 sex offender(s) in New Castle County P Dept County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 0 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in New Castle County P Dept County. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Delaware see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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