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Data on this report is based on areas within the legal city boundary, outlined in black on the map. Any additional neighborhoods shown on the map are associated with the city by name and are included for reference only.



Milton, GA 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 2022 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2023 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2023 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 is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (61%) and also has a lower crime rate than 66% of the communities in Georgia, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Milton is one in 137 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 43. It is for these reasons that Milton is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Milton has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Milton 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 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.

For Milton, 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 Milton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1230, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Milton; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 6 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Milton Crime Data

total Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Milton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

34

271

305

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.81

6.48

7.29

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.81
3.67
National Median: 4
    Milton
    Georgia

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,230

in Milton

1 in 272

in Georgia

Milton Violent Crimes

Population: 41,836
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 3 26
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.07 0.62

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,156 133,294 220,450 893,980
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.40 0.66 2.68

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
6.48
16.91
National Median: 20
    Milton
    Georgia

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 154

in Milton

1 in 59

in Georgia

Property Crimes

Population: 41,836
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 232 7
Rate per 1,000 0.76 5.55 0.17

United States Property Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,293 4,672,363 942,173
Rate per 1,000 2.70 14.02 2.83

Milton Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
8
19
National Median: 27.0
    Milton
    Georgia