Delaware Higher Than National Average

http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/sfaa/delaware.html

    But of course no one cares, right?

2008 Crime Rate for Delaware

The crime rate in Delaware is about 14% higher than the national average rate. Property crimes account for around 83.6% of the crime rate in Delaware which is 10% higher than the national rate. The remaining 19.2% are violent crimes and are about 35% higher than other states.

State Crime Rates (Per 100,000 People)

 
  Delaware National Avg.
Crime Rates (2008) 4,288 3,668
Violent Crimes 703 455
Property Crimes 3,585 3,213

 

  http://www.nicic.gov/Features/StateStats/?State=DE

  But of course no one cares, right ?

  Drug and Alcohol Abuse

  While the rate of any abuse of or dependence on alcohol or illicit drugs has generally remained at or below the national rates for all age groups and across all survey years, there are some differences. Rates of alcohol dependence have generally remained well below the national rate, particularly since the 2003-2004 survey, and rates of dependence or abuse on illicit drugs has generally remained above the national rate for all age groups and across all survey years.

Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Delaware

   But of course no one cares, right?

   http://covecenterforrecovery.com/Addiction-Treatment-Centers-Delaware.asp

   Let’s just keep focussing on those fiscal issues.
  

    Maybe if we save enough money by focussing on fiscal issues, we can all buy fiddles to play while Rome burns.

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