They need some love though after all the decades of neglect. West Newark is dangerous as well, which is a shame because it has some of the most beautiful homes in the city. Other metro area newspapers New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Post are also widely available. Downtown there are new restaurants and eateries on every block. First, though, another repeat from last year. Though things can always be improved, overall it is a great atmosphere, especially for a college town.
However, it's not really all that bustling most times of the year. Pretty damn safe I'd say. Clip your digital coupons and personalized deals all in one place. News, discussion, meetups, and more in and about Delaware, the first state! Like suggested, submit this to with the address or intersection and maybe someone can give you a better idea. Even though Bridgeville ranked 17th in the violent crime category, this low number of property crimes was enough to give it the sixth lowest number of crimes overall for the year.
In the neighborhood I live in, there are rarely reports of crime and I feel very safe going outside. The bad news is, it dropped by two spots. Newark also submits its crime stats to so you can check the area and see what's going on. But the areas that are fucked up are really fucked up. Newark is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91. Academy Hills is considered upscale but there have been a few serious crimes there and the neighbors did not even know it. Source: Flickr user dfirecop The good news is, Cheswold made it two years running in our rankings.
You're hearing from people who freak out over anything. Hockessin is a great area and that is probably where I would start. University of Delaware reported 224 safety-related incidents involving students while on Newark public property near campus in 2017. Remember, just because incidents are not reported does not mean they do not happen. I think Newark is a great place to live. I don't live in the city, I'm in Pike Creek, and the only incidents we've had were a brief string of car break-ins which were done by kids that were caught. I've often worked late, or had to come in ridiculously early 2am.
I've been taking the train for several years now. This may not seem significant, but with a population of less than 3,000 people, it really is. But hey at least that we have a train station that provides us with rail services to and from places and city to city. There are probably crimes happening where you live that you'll never learn about and so don't affect your view of the area. Delaware's 10 Safest Cities of 2018 SafeWise Find out how Delaware takes into consideration the safety of the state's citizens. Beyond Safest Cities: What Are the Biggest Safety Concerns in Your State? While doing my research on this subreddit and Google , I'm a little worried because from some of the posts you'd think Wilmington was a post apocalyptic society. Today, the city has grown back into an important industrial hub, however some things such as the old Chinatown and the city's good reputation were forever lost.
The cathedral hosts a number of symphony orchestras and other concerts, in addition to serving as the mother church for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark. So yes the problem in Wilmington is still, by your own admission, worse than all the places this person could live in while still easily traveling to and from Wilmington for work. Arson was the least common property crime, with just two cities reporting it, and larceny-theft was the most common, with reports between 20 and 569 incidents. The City Subway Line shown in blue on maps has service to University Heights, Branch Brook Park and Grove Street in adjacent Bloomfield. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants. Making it much more expensive to live there.
The housing projects which has lured in thugs from other projects that have been razed throughout the city hasn't helped. Importantly, when you compare Newark to other communities of similar population, then Newark crime rate violent and property crimes combined is quite a bit higher than average. If you search this sub, you'll find similar questions about safety and which neighborhoods to live in. Why such an impressive jump? To see how all of the places we looked at ranked, head to the bottom of the post. For a city though, it's not so bad in most of the iron bound and most of downtown. In addition, Newark is a major college town that has a very high percentage of its residents over 18 years old who are college students. From there, get to an on-ramp and put out your thumb.
For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Delaware and on a national level. Check out 2018's list of the 10 safest cities in Delaware from SafeWise. Courts and jails are filled to the point of overflowing. I can't say much about the cost of 1 bedrooms or studios in Newark. This would probably exacerbate the problem in certain areas further, but it would also ensure that the good areas stay safe, and makes the fight on crime and poverty much more manageable, as police focus becomes much more concentrated and less dispersed. Now let us turn to take a look at how Newark does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. Population density: 3,698 people per square mile average.
You can buy individual bottles of beer including microbrews. Biggest drawback is that all those neighborhoods are several decades old. The ratio of number of residents in Newark to the number of sex offenders is 232 to 1. I also know of a couple who had their home up for sale and during the day, every bit of their flooring was removed and no neighbors saw it. They're within a couple miles of the main campus and Main St. I see a healthy police presence in areas that needed it.