menu





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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Milton is safer than 79% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Georgia, only on the order of 19% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Milton. If you live in Milton, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 174. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest 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.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Milton, and we found that the crime rate in Milton is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Milton is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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 1966, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Milton 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 Milton than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 191.

Milton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

79

(100 is safest)


Safer than 79% of U.S. Cities

Milton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

216

237

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.51

5.23

5.74

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.51
4.0
National Median: 4
    Milton
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,966

in Milton

1 in 250

in Georgia

Milton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 41,296
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 3 13
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.07 0.31

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
5.23
20.07
National Median: 19
    Milton
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 191

in Milton

1 in 50

in Georgia

Milton Property CRIMES

Population: 41,296
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 178 6
Rate per 1,000 0.77 4.31 0.15

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Milton Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
6
22
National Median: 26.9
    Milton
    Georgia