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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 74%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMilton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime222n/a (estimate)5502,4082,346
Murder0n/a0.08.86.5
Rape5n/a12.431.938.4
Robbery1n/a2.565.573.9
Assault9n/a22.3293.8279.7
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)37400388
Burglary32n/a79.3290.7314.2
Theft170n/a421.11,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theft5n/a12.4238.2246.0
Property crime207n/a (estimate)5132,0071,958

Key findings

  • Milton crime rates are 77% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Milton are 90% lower than the national average
  • In Milton you have a 1 in 182 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Milton is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Milton has decreased by 28%

Milton crime map

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The Milton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Milton 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 Milton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Milton (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Milton, GA per 100,000 people. In Milton, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 4.38 times less than the Georgia average and 4.27 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Milton is 10.77 times less than the Georgia average and 10.44 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Milton has a daily crime rate that is 3.91 times less than the Georgia average and 3.82 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Milton (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Milton to every other city in Georgia, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Milton safe? The gauges above illustrate that Milton is safer than 89% of every city located within Georgia along with 89% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Georgia and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Milton, GA is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Milton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Milton is 1 in 2692
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Milton is 1 in 196
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Milton is 1 in 182
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Milton? In Milton, you have a 1 in 2692 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 196. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Milton, GA is 1 in 182.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Milton is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Milton has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Milton, while property crimes in Milton have decreased by 29%. Total crime has decreased by 28% year over year.

      Milton police department

      ItemMiltonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.04.03.3
      There are a total of 34 Milton police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 74.8% less than the Georgia average and 69.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ball Ground, GA1,8310175175
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92456282338
      Johns Creek, GA82,93039450488
      Peachtree Corners, GA41,2681738671,040
      Woodstock, GA27,9641789721,150
      Alpharetta, GA63,0132211,0081,229
      Suwanee, GA18,0011661,1421,308
      Milton, GA36,75537513550

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      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oakton, VA36,74890629719
      Valrico, FL36,7743351,5451,881
      Grants Pass, OR36,7763463,0193,365
      Longview, WA36,7202563,0963,352
      Hot Springs, AR36,7117385,8526,590
      Milton, GA36,75537513550
      Source: The Milton, GA 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.