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Total crime 19%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 13%
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 peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime213n/a (estimate)2,0972,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape5n/a49.239.642.6
Robbery4n/a39.479.386.2
Assault9n/a88.6260.8246.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)177385381
Burglary64n/a630.0337.7376.0
Theft119n/a1,171.51,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft12n/a118.1193.3228.9
Property crime195n/a (estimate)1,9202,2822,200

Key findings

  • Milton crime rates are 19% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Milton are 53% lower than the national average
  • In Milton you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Milton is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Milton has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Milton (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Milton, FL per 100,000 people. In Milton, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.27 times less than the Florida average and 1.23 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Milton is 2.17 times less than the Florida average and 2.15 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Milton has a daily crime rate that is 1.19 times less than the Florida average and 1.15 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Milton (higher is better)

      Is Milton safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Milton to other cities in the state and across the country, Milton is 64% safer than other cities of Florida and 51% safer than other cities in the nation. Milton has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Milton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Milton is 1 in 565
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Milton is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Milton is 1 in 48
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Milton, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 565. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 53 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Milton is 1 in 48.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Milton, Florida (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Milton has decreased by 26%, the amount of property crime in Milton has decreased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Milton has decreased by 5% year over year.

      Milton police department

      ItemMiltonFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2531,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wallace, FL1,675101600701
      Allentown, FL1,143118698815
      Chumuckla, FL1,086140828968
      Holley, FL1,6421569221,078
      Pea Ridge, FL3,8012261,3411,567
      Point Baker, FL3,2422361,3981,633
      Bagdad, FL3,8432431,4411,684
      Milton, FL9,4621771,9202,097

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Port Richey East, FL9,4634802,8443,324
      Anthony, NM9,459440440880
      DeForest, WI9,468859281,014
      Blackhawk, CA9,468157835992
      Garden City, SC9,4564442,7443,188
      Milton, FL9,4621771,9202,097
      Source: The Milton, FL 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.