New Castle, DE Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
196
Total Crimes
3,616.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
54.14%
Above National Average
25 out of 35
In Delaware
7,750 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in New Castle, DE?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in New Castle is 3,616.2 per 100,000 people. That's 54.14% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 51.10% higher than the Delaware total crime rate of 2,393.3 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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New Castle SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

How Does New Castle Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
New Castle
/ 100k People
Delaware
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 196 3,616.2 2,393.3 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.4 6.5
Robbery 4 73.8 70.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 9 166.1 327.1 279.7
Violent Crime 13 239.9 431.9 387.8
Burglary 4 73.8 254.2 314.2
Larceny 168 3,099.6 1,538.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 11 203.0 168.7 246.0
Property Crime 183 3,376.4 1,961.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In New Castle

13
Violent Crimes
239.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-38.15%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 416.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in New Castle each year. That compares to a 1 in 231.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in New Castle is 239.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -38.15% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -44.47% lower than the Delaware violent crime rate of 431.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In New Castle

183
Property Crimes
3,376.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
72.42%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 29.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in New Castle each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in New Castle is 3,376.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 72.42% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 72.14% higher than the Delaware property crime rate of 1,961.4 per 100,000 people.

New Castle 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 New Castle

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wilmington, DE 70,100 3,713 5,296.7 3,706.1 1,590.6
Ridley Park, PA 7,046 54 766.4 667.0 99.3
Swarthmore, PA 6,428 32 497.8 466.7 31.1
Elsmere, DE 5,851 139 2,375.7 1,880.0 495.6
Penns Grove, NJ 4,721 252 5,337.9 4,215.2 1,122.6
Newport, DE 1,035 36 3,478.3 2,801.9 676.3
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