Lewes, Delaware 

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Crime in Lewes, Delaware

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Lewes violent crime is 13.5. (The US average is 22.7)
Lewes property crime is 37.3. (The US average is 35.4)

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Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.

Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims.

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  • Reviews for Lewes    4 Reviews
    Excellent place to live and retire to - 1/17/2018
    I moved to Lewes in 2009 and it has been a great experience so far. Sussex County has the lowest property taxes in the state and Delaware has no sales tax making it a... Read More

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    An excellent choice for retireees - 12/2/2014
    Lewes has so much to offer for retirees! It has a great library, wonderful classes for lifelong education (through the Osher Institute, affiliated with U.D.), and a town... Read More

    Low taxes abound! - 12/23/2010
    I've lived in Lewes, Delaware practically my whole life and love it here. It’s a tight-knit community that really focuses on one another. Lewes frequently tops the... Read More


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