Reported Annual Crime In Morgan City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorgan City/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime694n/a (estimate)5,9163,8642,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorgan City/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.011.85.3
Rape10n/a85.238.840.4
Robbery13n/a110.8119.1102.8
Assault70n/a596.7396.4248.5
Violent crime93n/a (estimate)793566386
Burglary167n/a1,423.6740.5468.9
Theft408n/a3,478.02,336.31,745.0
Vehicle theft26n/a221.6220.8236.9
Property crime601n/a (estimate)5,1233,2982,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Morgan City, LA 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 Morgan City, LA. 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 Morgan City, LA averages 53% higher than the rest of Louisiana while the rate of crime on a national scale is 109% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Morgan City, LA is 40% higher than the average rate of crime in Louisiana and 105% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 55% higher than the remainder of the state of Louisiana and 109% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Morgan City, LA area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Patterson, LA6,100161,6541,671
Labadieville, LA2,0092561,4941,751
Bayou L'Ourse, LA1,3752791,6241,902
Amelia, LA2,2903031,7652,068
Berwick, LA4,8571901,8812,071
Bayou Vista, LA5,0925493,2023,751
Supreme, LA9038144,7445,558
Morgan City, LA12,1537935,1235,916

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morgan City is 109% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.21 daily crimes that occur in Morgan City.
  • Morgan City is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Morgan City you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Morgan City has increased by 67%.

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Daily Crime In Morgan City (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Morgan City, LA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Louisiana and on a national level. In Morgan City, LA the total number of daily crimes is 1.53 times more than the Louisiana average and 2.09 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Morgan City, LA is 1.40 times more than the Louisiana average and 2.05 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Morgan City, LA has a daily crime rate that is 1.55 times more than the Louisiana average and 2.09 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Morgan City (higher is better)

How safe is Morgan City, LA compared to other cities in Louisiana and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Morgan City, LA is safer than 24% of the cities in Louisiana and 7% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Louisiana and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Morgan City, LA. Overall, Morgan City, LA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morgan City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morgan City is 1 in 127
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morgan City is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Morgan City is 1 in 17
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Morgan City, LA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Morgan City, LA, you have a 1 in 127 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 20. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Morgan City, LA is 1 in 17.

Year Over Year Crime In Morgan City (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Morgan City, LA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Morgan City, LA has increased by 194% and the rate of property crime in Morgan City, LA has increased by 56%. The total crime rate in Morgan City, LA has increased by 67% year to year.

Morgan City police department

ItemMorgan CityLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)447,311556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

Sex offenders in Louisiana

StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
Louisiana11,025243222
There are a total of 11,025 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 243 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 9% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lumberton, TX12,1531761,6561,832
Salisbury, NY12,1542379751,212
Palmer Town, MA12,1555421,5862,128
Andrews, TX12,1604921,9682,460
Greensburg, IN12,1604382,7983,236
Morgan City, LA12,1537935,1235,916
Source: The Morgan City, LA 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.