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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 31%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMilton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,192 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)426 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,766 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Milton crime rates are 28% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Milton are 12% higher than the national average
  • In Milton you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Milton is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Milton has increased by 3%

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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 1 in 235
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Milton is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Milton is 1 in 32

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

      Milton police department

      ItemMiltonIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Keosauqua, IA1,029112728840
      Bloomfield, IA2,622148778926
      Memphis, MO1,9172481,3221,570
      Mount Sterling, IA362321,5051,736
      Pulaski, IA2893562,3152,671
      Douds, IA863732,4222,795
      Birmingham, IA5463842,4942,878
      Milton, IA6044262,7663,192

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Greenville CDP (Greene County), NY6044771,8242,301
      Beech Bottom, WV6044462,2262,672
      Noble, IL6046132,7813,394
      Oldenburg, IN6043321,7662,098
      Bowdoinham, ME60479857936
      Milton, IA6044262,7663,192
      Source: The Milton, IA 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.