New Milford, CT crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

New Milford has an overall crime rate of 8 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in New Milford is 1 in 123. How does New Milford fare compared to other communities in Connecticut of all population sizes? New Milford's crime rate is lower than approximately 65% of Connecticut communities. It is for these reasons that New Milford is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, New Milford has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, New Milford is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how New Milford does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in New Milford.

For New Milford, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in New Milford than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2168, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in New Milford; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 8 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

New Milford Crime Data

total Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 58% of U.S. neighborhoods.

New Milford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
National Median: 4
    New Milford

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,168

in New Milford

1 in 617

in Connecticut

New Milford Violent Crimes

Population: 28,182
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 2 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.25 0.07 0.14

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
National Median: 19
    New Milford

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 130

in New Milford

1 in 62

in Connecticut

Property Crimes

Population: 28,182
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 188 21
Rate per 1,000 0.28 6.67 0.75

United States Property Crimes

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

New Milford Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
National Median: 26.8
    New Milford