Milton, GA Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Milton, GA? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Fulton County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Milton area. Milton has a population of 37,547, which makes it the 15th largest city in Georgia, and an average income of $111,778. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Milton, GA

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 12 reported violent crimes and 371 reported property crimes in Milton. This compares to 38,643 reported violent crimes and 308,723 reported property crimes statewide in Georgia. This makes Milton 200th in the state of Georgia when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Milton was agg. assault, with 7 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 318 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.


Milton Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 15th
  • Violent Crimes: 83rd (200th per 100k)
  • Murder: 10th (51st per 100k)
  • Rape: 21st (121st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 66th (192nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 53rd (147th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 77th (213th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 76th (208th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 70th (201st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 53rd (179th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,034th
  • Violent Crimes: 621st (4,448th per 100k)
  • Murder: 76th (364th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,399th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 479th (3,784th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 340th (1,834th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,412th (6,276th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 688th (5,049th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,227th (5,641st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 503rd (2,902nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Fulton County (2015)

  • Population: 6th
  • Violent Crimes: 11th (11th per 100k)
  • Murder: 5th (6th per 100k)
  • Rape: 8th (10th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 10th (11th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 11th (11th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 10th (10th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 10th (10th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 9th (10th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 10th (10th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 37,547
  • Households: 12,061
  • Median Income: $111,778
  • Land Area: 38.537 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.617 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Milton, GA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 2
Rape 1 1
Agg. Assault 6 7
Robbery 0 2
Burglary 53 40
Vehicle Thefts 0 13
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Milton, GA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 2
Rape 1
Aggravated Assault 7
Robbery 2

Property Crimes in Milton, GA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 40
Larceny 318
Motor Vehicle Theft 13
Arson 0

Vehicle Thefts in Milton, GA

Year Vehicle Thefts
2008 18
2009 24
2010 9
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 13

Property Crimes in Milton, GA

Year Property Crimes
2008 445
2009 390
2010 314
2011 327
2012 352
2013 419
2014 365
2015 371

Georgia Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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Georgia Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 38097 38643
Murder 580 615
Rape 5207 5520
Agg. Assault 22052 22557
Robbery 12417 12247
Property Crimes 331316 308723
Burglary 76428 66374
Larceny 228034 215867
Vehicle Thefts 26854 26482
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Milton and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Georgia and nationwide.


Vehicle Thefts in the state of Georgia

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 43163
2007 42594
2008 39628
2009 33145
2010 30305
2011 29475
2012 28536
2013 26826
2014 26854
2015 26482

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