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Sp: Sussex County County, DE | Crime Rates

Sp: Sussex County is a county located in DE, and has a population of 151,144. This region is policed by STATE POLICE: SUSSEX COUNTY.

Sp: Sussex County County has an overall crime rate of 5,182 per 100,000 residents. This is moderately more dangerous 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 Sp: Sussex County County is 1 in 19 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Sp: Sussex County County for the previous 2 years was 5,052 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Sp: Sussex County County has been increasing 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) Sp: Sussex County USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 5,182 4,506
Murder Rate 3.1 6
Robbery Rate 67 148
Rape Rate 31 30
Assault Rate 2,063 644
Burglary Rate 1,119 726
Forced Entry Rate 618 417
Larceny Rate 1,779 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 120 362

Policing Statistics

Sp: Sussex County USA
Overall Clearance 87% 28%
Homicide Clearance 100% 56%
Assault Clearance 100% 52%
Rape Clearance 100% 38%
Robbery Clearance 82% 23%
Burglary Clearance 48% 12%
Larceny Clearance 50% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 29% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 0 sex offender(s) in Sp: Sussex County County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 0 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Sp: Sussex County 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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