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Total crime 103%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 110%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMilford/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime572n/a (estimate)4,7692,3932,346
Murder1n/a8.37.46.5
Rape7n/a58.426.438.4
Robbery17n/a141.770.973.9
Assault53n/a441.9327.1279.7
Violent crime78n/a (estimate)650432388
Burglary36n/a300.1254.2314.2
Theft446n/a3,718.51,538.51,398.0
Vehicle theft12n/a100.1168.7246.0
Property crime494n/a (estimate)4,1191,9611,958

Key findings

  • Milford crime rates are 103% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Milford are 68% higher than the national average
  • In Milford you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Milford is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Milford has decreased by 17%

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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Milford crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Milford (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Milford, Delaware is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Milford are 1.99 times more than the Delaware average and 2.03 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Milford are 1.51 times more than than Delaware and 1.68 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Milford are 2.10 times more than than Delaware and 2.10 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Milford (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Milford, Delaware compared to other areas of Delaware, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Milford safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Milford is safer than 17% of Delaware cities, and 7% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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. At this time, Milford sees a above 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 154
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Milford is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Milford is 1 in 21
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Milford? In Milford, DE you have a 1 in 154 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Milford.

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

      A good indicator of whether Milford is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Milford has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Milford has decreased by 18% year over year. The number of total crimes in Milford has decreased by 17% 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
      Delaware4,039505266
      There are a total of 4,039 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 505 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 90% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Riverview, DE2,993159720878
      Slaughter Beach, DE222175792967
      Felton, DE1,56670910980
      Highland Acres, DE3,7921928721,064
      Milton, DE2,7561969131,109
      Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE3,7442179871,205
      Greenwood, DE1,2801731,2081,381
      Milford, DE10,5326504,1194,769

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jefferson, LA10,5325112,3072,819
      Royse City, TX10,5321691,3321,501
      Forest, VA10,5372201,5321,752
      Maynard, MA10,526149447595
      Farmington, MI10,52638324362
      Milford, DE10,5326504,1194,769
      Source: The Milford, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.