Reported Annual Crime In Milford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMilford/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime748n/a (estimate)6,6652,8942,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMilford/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.95.65.3
Rape9n/a80.234.741.7
Robbery23n/a204.9112.598.0
Assault70n/a623.7300.5248.9
Violent crime103n/a (estimate)918453383
Burglary80n/a712.8412.7430.4
Theft552n/a4,918.51,885.61,694.4
Vehicle theft13n/a115.8142.3237.4
Property crime645n/a (estimate)5,7472,4412,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Milford, DE is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Milford, DE. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Milford, DE averages 130% higher than the rest of Delaware while the rate of crime on a national scale is 143% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Milford, DE is 102% higher than the average rate of crime in Delaware and 140% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 135% higher than the remainder of the state of Delaware and 143% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Milford, DE area.
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Milford crime map

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The Milford crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Milford as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Milford crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Milford is 143% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.26 daily crimes that occur in Milford.
  • Milford is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Milford you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Milford has not changed.

Compare Milford, DE Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Milford (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Milford, DE is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Delaware and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Milford, DE are 2.30 times more than the Delaware average and 2.43 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Milford, DE are 2.02 times more than than Delaware and 2.40 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Milford, DE are 2.35 times more than than Delaware and 2.43 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Milford (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Milford, DE compared to other areas of Delaware, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Milford, DE safer than 5% when compared to other Delaware cities, and 2% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Delaware, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Milford, DE. At this time, Milford, DE sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Milford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Milford is 1 in 109
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Milford is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Milford is 1 in 16
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Milford, DE? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Milford, DE you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Milford, DE.

Year Over Year Crime In Milford (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Milford, DE is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Milford, DE has decreased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Milford, DE has increased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Milford, DE has not changed year over year.

Milford police department

ItemMilfordDelawareNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)40962558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.15.43.3
There are a total of 40 Milford police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24% less than the Delaware average and 25.3% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Delaware

StateTotal offendersDelaware /100KNational /100K
Delaware3,609451222
There are a total of 3,609 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 451 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 103% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Viola, DE185000
Frederica, DE994119358477
Riverview, DE2,9931668961,062
Slaughter Beach, DE2221839861,169
Highland Acres, DE3,7922011,0851,287
Wyoming, DE1,5755288581,385
Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE3,7442281,2291,457
Milford, DE10,5329185,7476,665

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jefferson, LA10,5324462,6943,140
Royse City, TX10,5321519921,143
Forest, VA10,5372191,8872,106
Farmington, MI10,52638845883
Maynard, MA10,526195502697
Milford, DE10,5329185,7476,665
Source: The Milford, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.
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