Milton, MA
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Milton, MA crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Milton is safer than 72% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Massachusetts, only on the order of 41% 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 104. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. 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 1955, 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 110.

Milton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

72

(100 is safest)


Safer than 72% of U.S. Cities

Milton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

248

262

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.51

9.06

9.57

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Milton 0.51
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,955

in Milton

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Milton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 27,374
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 7 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.26 0.26

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Milton 9.06
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 110

in Milton

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Milton Property CRIMES

Population: 27,374
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 43 194 11
Rate per 1,000 1.57 7.09 0.40

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Milton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Milton 20
Massachusetts 27