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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 28%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMilton/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime47n/a (estimate)1,5852,7482,580
Murder0n/a0.05.05.0
Rape0n/a0.034.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.089.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0294.2246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0424381
Burglary16n/a539.4326.5376.0
Theft30n/a1,011.51,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a33.7152.6228.9
Property crime47n/a (estimate)1,5852,3242,200

Key findings

  • Milton crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Milton are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Milton you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Milton is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Milton has decreased by 12%

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      Daily Crime In Milton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Milton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Milton is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Milton is 1 in 64
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Milton is 1 in 64

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

      Milton police department

      ItemMiltonDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.25.43.3
      There are a total of 11 Milton police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.6% less than the Delaware average and 27.7% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Slaughter Beach, DE2221719391,110
      Henlopen Acres, DE1591719391,110
      Long Neck, DE2,6562391,3091,548
      Ellendale, DE4214561,8222,278
      Lewes, DE2,9552232,0742,297
      Houston, DE3895222,8603,382
      Farmington, DE1076153,3703,985
      Milton, DE2,75601,5851,585

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Moonachie, NJ2,7561442,0912,235
      Meadowood, PA2,756129629758
      Montgomery City, MO2,7571522,5102,662
      Shadow Lake, WA2,75571669739
      Dermott, AR2,7573171,7002,018
      Milton, DE2,75601,5851,585
      Source: The Milton, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.