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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 17%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorgan Hill/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime825n/a (estimate)1,7582,5812,346
Murder2n/a4.35.66.5
Rape3n/a6.434.238.4
Robbery16n/a34.1113.673.9
Assault38n/a81.0288.7279.7
Violent crime59n/a (estimate)126442388
Burglary149n/a317.5369.7314.2
Theft440n/a937.71,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft177n/a377.2427.6246.0
Property crime766n/a (estimate)1,6322,1391,958

Key findings

  • Morgan Hill crime rates are 25% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Morgan Hill are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Morgan Hill you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Morgan Hill is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Morgan Hill has increased by 7%

Morgan Hill crime map

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The Morgan Hill crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Morgan Hill as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Morgan Hill crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Morgan Hill, CA per 100,000 people. In Morgan Hill, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.47 times less than the California average and 1.33 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Morgan Hill is 3.52 times less than the California average and 3.08 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Morgan Hill has a daily crime rate that is 1.31 times less than the California average and 1.20 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Morgan Hill (higher is better)

      Is Morgan Hill safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Morgan Hill to other cities in the state and across the country, Morgan Hill is 79% safer than other cities of California and 57% safer than other cities in the nation. Morgan Hill has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morgan Hill

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morgan Hill is 1 in 796
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morgan Hill is 1 in 62
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Morgan Hill is 1 in 57
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Morgan Hill, California you have a 1 in 796 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 62 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Morgan Hill.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Morgan Hill, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Morgan Hill has increased by 12%, the amount of property crime in Morgan Hill has increased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Morgan Hill has increased by 7% year over year.

      Morgan Hill police department

      ItemMorgan HillCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5151,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
      There are a total of 51 Morgan Hill police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.6% less than the California average and 59.6% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Corralitos, CA2,55769336405
      La Selva Beach, CA2,63369336405
      Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA2,28876369445
      Day Valley, CA3,73984407492
      Rio del Mar, CA9,731155751906
      San Martin, CA7,245156756912
      Aptos, CA5,842170821990
      Morgan Hill, CA41,8391261,6321,758

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      Plainfield, IL41,881123564687
      Bozeman, MT41,7613051,3541,660
      Rohnert Park, CA41,9286431,6272,270
      Urbana, IL41,9412952,5902,885
      Burleson, TX41,9622171,3511,569
      Morgan Hill, CA41,8391261,6321,758
      Source: The Morgan Hill, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.