New Milford, CT
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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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, New Milford is safer than 63% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Connecticut, only on the order of 59% of the communities have a lower crime rate than New Milford. If you live in New Milford, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 90. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that New Milford is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that New Milford's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in New Milford is one in 936.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in New Milford is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in New Milford than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 100.

New Milford Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

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)

New Milford 1.07
Connecticut 2.27

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 936

in New Milford

1 in 440

in Connecticut


Population: 27,151
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 8 2 18
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.29 0.07 0.66


Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

New Milford 10.02
Connecticut 18.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 100

in New Milford

1 in 55

in Connecticut

New Milford Property CRIMES

Population: 27,151
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 256 13
Rate per 1,000 0.11 9.43 0.48

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

New Milford Crimes Per Square Mile

New Milford 5
Connecticut 21