Reported Annual Crime In Morton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime133n/a (estimate)8032,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape1n/a6.037.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.0115.9101.9
Assault7n/a42.3224.6237.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)48384373
Burglary24n/a145.0361.1491.4
Theft98n/a592.01,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a18.1137.3220.2
Property crime125n/a (estimate)7551,9892,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Morton, IL 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 Morton, IL. 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 Morton, IL averages 66% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 72% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Morton, IL is 87% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 87% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 62% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 70% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Morton, IL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morton is 72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.2 daily crimes that occur in Morton.
  • Morton is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Morton you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Morton has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Morton (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Morton, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Morton, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.95 times less than the Illinois average and 3.56 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Morton, IL is 7.94 times less than the Illinois average and 7.71 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Morton, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.63 times less than the Illinois average and 3.29 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Morton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Morton, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Morton, IL being safer than 78% of cities in Illinois and 88% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Morton, IL. In conclusion, Morton, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morton is 1 in 2070
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morton is 1 in 133
The chance of being a victim of crime in Morton is 1 in 125
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Morton, IL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Morton, IL, then there is a 1 in 2070 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 133. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 125 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Morton, IL.

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

The year over year crime rate for Morton, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Morton, IL 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 14% in Morton, IL, while property crimes in Morton, IL have decreased by 24%. Crimes in total for Morton, IL have decreased by 23% year over year.

Morton police department

ItemMortonIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2630,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.63.3
There are a total of 26 Morton police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.8% less than the Illinois average and 51.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marquette Heights, IL2,78972611683
Lake Camelot, IL1,910117608726
Heritage Lake, IL1,292124644769
Germantown Hills, IL3,439134694828
Washington, IL15,52544896940
Morton, IL16,49348755803

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Highland, UT16,491971,2191,316
Frankfort, IN16,4881873,4133,600
Red Wing, MN16,5022732,3982,671
Burlington, KY16,4791661,6521,818
Durant, OK16,5072716,4086,679
Morton, IL16,49348755803
Source: The Morton, IL 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.