Clayton, DE Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
45
Total Crimes
1,364.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-46.86%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Clayton, DE?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Clayton is 1,364.9 per 100,000 people. That's -46.86% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -50.33% lower than the Delaware total crime rate of 2,748.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Clayton SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
4

How Does Clayton Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Clayton
/ 100k People
Delaware
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 45 1,364.9 2,748.0 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 5.0 5.0
Robbery 1 30.3 89.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 14 424.6 294.2 246.8
Violent Crime 16 485.3 423.6 368.9
Burglary 6 182.0 326.5 376.0
Larceny 20 606.6 1,845.3 1,594.6
Car Theft 3 91.0 152.6 228.9
Property Crime 29 879.6 2,324.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Clayton

16
Violent Crimes
485.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
31.55%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 206.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Clayton each year. That compares to a 1 in 236.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Clayton is 485.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 31.55% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 14.56% higher than the Delaware violent crime rate of 423.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Clayton

29
Property Crimes
879.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-60.01%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 113.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Clayton each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Clayton is 879.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -60.01% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -62.16% lower than the Delaware property crime rate of 2,324.4 per 100,000 people.

Clayton Crime Compared To Delaware Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Delaware.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Clayton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Dover, DE 37,778 2,111 5,587.9 4,791.1 796.8
Smyrna, DE 11,791 318 2,697.0 2,272.9 424.1
Camden, DE 3,497 157 4,489.6 4,146.4 343.2
Cheswold, DE 1,596 25 1,566.4 1,378.4 188.0
Wyoming, DE 1,531 18 1,175.7 849.1 326.6
Felton, DE 1,414 28 1,980.2 1,768.0 212.2
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