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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 54%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorganton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,806 (estimate)2,9002,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)429 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,377 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Morganton crime rates are 48% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Morganton are 13% higher than the national average
  • In Morganton you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Morganton is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Morganton has decreased by 10%

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The Morganton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Morganton 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 Morganton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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 234
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morganton is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Morganton is 1 in 27

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

      Morganton police department

      ItemMorgantonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

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      Morganton, GA3124293,3773,806

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      Morganton, GA3124293,3773,806
      Source: The Morganton, GA 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.