Reported Annual Crime In Morganton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorganton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,647 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorganton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a26.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a87.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a227.3237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)409 (estimate)347373
Burglaryn/an/an/a745.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a133.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,239 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morganton is 28% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.99 daily crimes that occur in Morganton.
  • Morganton is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Morganton you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Morganton has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Morganton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morganton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morganton is 1 in 245
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morganton is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Morganton is 1 in 28

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

Morganton police department

ItemMorgantonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8914,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.24.83.3
There are a total of 89 Morganton police officers. This results in 5.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.1% greater than the North Carolina average and 59.5% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rutherford College, NC1,0921281,0131,141
Cedar Rock, NC2991401,1111,251
Valdese, NC4,468221,2361,259
Glen Alpine, NC1,5111491,1831,332
Drexel, NC1,66201,3411,341
Morganton, NC16,8164093,2393,647

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Canby, OR16,8212693,0473,316
Pendleton, OR16,8302482,2632,510
El Segundo, CA16,8392393,6183,857
Westchester, IL16,786831,3191,403
Bon Air, VA16,8572182,0782,296
Morganton, NC16,8164093,2393,647
Source: The Morganton, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.