Reported Annual Crime In Morgantown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorgantown/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime57n/a (estimate)2,3072,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorgantown/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape1n/a40.533.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.074.7101.9
Assault3n/a121.4105.5237.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)162219373
Burglary15n/a607.0503.0491.4
Theft31n/a1,254.61,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a283.3175.9220.2
Property crime53n/a (estimate)2,1452,1782,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morgantown is 19% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.32 daily crimes that occur in Morgantown.
  • Morgantown is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Morgantown you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Morgantown has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Morgantown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morgantown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morgantown is 1 in 618
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morgantown is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Morgantown is 1 in 44

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

Morgantown police department

ItemMorgantownKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)55,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.83.3
There are a total of 5 Morgantown police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26% less than the Kentucky average and 36.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kentucky

StateTotal offendersKentucky /100KNational /100K
Kentucky6,639162222
There are a total of 6,639 sex offenders in Kentucky. This yields a total of 162 sex offenders in Kentucky per 100,000 residents which is 27% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Beaver Dam, KY3,53201,1271,127
Rochester, KY2022532,5202,773
Caneyville, KY6283103,0863,396
McHenry, KY4473163,1433,460
Woodbury, KY843203,1783,498
Morgantown, KY2,4071622,1452,307

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mackinaw, IL2,4071819401,121
Georgetown-Quitman County, GA2,4072191,7511,970
Paramount-Long Meadow, MD2,4071778951,071
Deep River Center, CT2,40896795890
Uvalde Estates, TX2,4082221,5281,751
Morgantown, KY2,4071622,1452,307
Source: The Morgantown, KY 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.