Annual Crime In Fort Morgan (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Morgan/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime338n/a (estimate)3,0003,0692,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Morgan/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.93.75.0
Rape23n/a204.171.542.6
Robbery2n/a17.866.786.2
Assault12n/a106.5255.4246.8
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)337397381
Burglary35n/a310.6375.2376.0
Theft235n/a2,085.71,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft30n/a266.3380.5228.9
Property crime300n/a (estimate)2,6632,6722,200

Key findings

  • Fort Morgan crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fort Morgan are 11% lower than the national average
  • In Fort Morgan you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fort Morgan is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fort Morgan has not changed

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Compare Fort Morgan, CO Crime To Other Cities

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

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Fort Morgan, CO per 100,000 people. In Fort Morgan, the total number of daily crimes is 1.02 times less than the Colorado average and 1.16 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Fort Morgan is 1.18 times less than the Colorado average and 1.13 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Fort Morgan has a daily crime rate that is 1.00 times less than the Colorado average and 1.21 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Fort Morgan (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Fort Morgan compared to every other city in Colorado, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Fort Morgan ranks safer than 36% of every city located within Colorado along with 29% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Colorado and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Fort Morgan, CO is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Morgan

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Morgan is 1 in 297
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Morgan is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Morgan is 1 in 34
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Fort Morgan, CO you have a 1 in 297 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fort Morgan.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Fort Morgan, CO is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Fort Morgan has increased by 6%, while the property crime rate in Fort Morgan has decreased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Fort Morgan has not changed with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Fort Morgan police department

      ItemFort MorganColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)339,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.89.63.3
      There are a total of 33 Fort Morgan police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 70.2% less than the Colorado average and 12.4% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Log Lane Village, CO1,20601,1531,153
      Saddle Ridge, CO631601,0791,240
      Wiggins, CO1,0551971,3231,520
      Brush, CO5,4581121,5711,683
      Jackson Lake, CO2465153,4653,980
      Weldona, CO1385373,6154,153
      Hillrose, CO2836154,1404,755
      Fort Morgan, CO11,3463372,6633,000

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Robinson, TX11,3442121,3251,537
      Tomball, TX11,3533191,8402,159
      Waupun, WI11,337107817924
      Yazoo City, MS11,3363133,2133,526
      Gloucester City, NJ11,3573042,4092,713
      Fort Morgan, CO11,3463372,6633,000
      Source: The Fort Morgan, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.