Reported Annual Crime In Milton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMilton/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime230n/a (estimate)8391,7952,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMilton/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.55.3
Rape1n/a3.632.041.7
Robbery7n/a25.571.098.0
Assault7n/a25.5252.5248.9
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)55358383
Burglary58n/a211.5249.1430.4
Theft146n/a532.51,078.01,694.4
Vehicle theft11n/a40.1109.9237.4
Property crime215n/a (estimate)7841,4372,362
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Milton, MA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Milton, MA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Milton, MA averages 53% lower than the rest of Massachusetts while the rate of crime on a national scale is 69% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Milton, MA is 85% lower than the average rate of crime in Massachusetts and 86% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 45% lower than the remainder of the state of Massachusetts and 67% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Milton, MA area.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Milton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Milton is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.3 daily crimes that occur in Milton.
  • Milton is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Milton you have a 1 in 120 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Milton has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Milton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Milton, MA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Massachusetts and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Milton, MA are 2.14 times less than the Massachusetts average and 3.27 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Milton, MA are 6.54 times less than than Massachusetts and 7.00 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Milton, MA are 1.83 times less than than Massachusetts and 3.01 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Milton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Milton, MA compared to every other city in Massachusetts as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Milton, MA ranks safer than 88% of every city located within Massachusetts along with 90% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Massachusetts and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Milton, MA. As a result, Milton, MA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of 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 1828
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Milton is 1 in 128
The chance of being a victim of crime in Milton is 1 in 120
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Milton, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Milton, MA you have a 1 in 1828 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 128 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 120 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Milton, MA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Milton, MA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Milton, MA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 8% in Milton, MA, while property crimes in Milton, MA have decreased by 13%. Crimes in total for Milton, MA have decreased by 12% year over year.

Milton police department

ItemMiltonMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6211,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.23.3
There are a total of 62 Milton police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.9% greater than the Massachusetts average and 30.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dover, MA2,45317297314
Sharon, MA5,84181244326
Wellesley, MA28,90941445486
Winchester, MA22,49139516555
Cochituate, MA6,940116467584
Medfield, MA6,575122489611
Arlington, MA44,40884565649
Milton, MA27,35155784839

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winchester, VA27,3494152,4822,897
Maryland Heights, MO27,3592882,1342,422
Wilmette, IL27,367151,2811,296
Winona, MN27,3721812,2832,464
Windsor, CA27,3182201,0081,228
Milton, MA27,35155784839
Source: The Milton, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.