Milton, DE 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

Milton has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Milton is 1 in 68. How does Milton fare compared to other communities in Delaware of all population sizes? Milton's crime rate is lower than approximately 82% of Delaware communities.

However, when you compare Milton to other communities of similar population, then Milton crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Milton does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Milton 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 Milton.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Milton'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 Milton is one in 753.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Milton's rate for property crime is 13 per one thousand population. This makes Milton a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Milton is one in 75.

Milton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Milton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

40

44

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.33

13.28

14.61

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.33
4.23
National Median: 4
    Milton
    Delaware

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 753

in Milton

1 in 237

in Delaware

Milton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,012
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.33

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
13.28
22.52
National Median: 21
    Milton
    Delaware

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 75

in Milton

1 in 44

in Delaware

Milton Property CRIMES

Population: 3,012
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 6 33 1
Rate per 1,000 1.99 10.96 0.33

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Milton Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
23
66
National Median: 28.3
    Milton
    Delaware

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Zip Codes in Milton, DE