Reported Annual Crime In Morgantown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorgantown/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime33n/a (estimate)1,3452,3552,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorgantown/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape1n/a40.737.341.7
Robbery1n/a40.766.498.0
Assault2n/a81.5116.2248.9
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)163226383
Burglary6n/a244.5453.4430.4
Theft18n/a733.51,445.71,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a203.7230.0237.4
Property crime29n/a (estimate)1,1822,1292,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morgantown is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.68 daily crimes that occur in Morgantown.
  • Morgantown is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Morgantown you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Morgantown has decreased by 42%.

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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 614
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morgantown is 1 in 85
The chance of being a victim of crime in Morgantown is 1 in 75

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

Morgantown police department

ItemMorgantownKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)55,359558,732
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 36.6% 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, KY3,5861631,1711,334
Rochester, KY2802662,5032,769
McHenry, KY3463353,1543,488
Caneyville, KY6123353,1603,495
Morgantown, KY2,6281631,1821,345

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Enfield, NC2,6282201,5361,756
Nanty-Glo, PA2,6281839621,144
Platteville, CO2,6281041,4011,505
Crewe, VA2,6293642,6383,001
Calera, OK2,6278289591,786
Morgantown, KY2,6281631,1821,345
Source: The Morgantown, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.