Reported Annual Crime In Morgantown

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 peopleMorgantown/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,184 (estimate)2,6372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorgantown/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a18.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a53.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a157.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)105 (estimate)234381
Burglaryn/an/an/a697.8376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,561.21,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a144.0228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,078 (estimate)2,4032,200
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morgantown is 54% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.24 daily crimes that occur in Morgantown.
  • Morgantown is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Morgantown you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Morgantown has decreased by 14%.

Compare Morgantown, MS Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Morgantown (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Morgantown (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morgantown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morgantown is 1 in 953
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morgantown is 1 in 93
The chance of being a victim of crime in Morgantown is 1 in 85

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

Morgantown police department

ItemMorgantownMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4,806558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.83.3

Sex offenders in Mississippi

StateTotal offendersMississippi /100KNational /100K
Mississippi8,337286222
There are a total of 8,337 sex offenders in Mississippi. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Mississippi per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spokane, LA2532171,3241,541
Minorca, LA2,0002831,7262,009
Cloverdale, MS7182472,5392,786
Ferriday, LA3,4023072,5492,856
Natchez, MS15,3452602,6712,931
Vidalia, LA4,1481774,5344,711
Ridgecrest, LA6328044,8975,701
Morgantown, MS1,7531051,0781,184

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gilman, IL1,753593,1423,201
Sylvan Springs, AL1,7531638821,045
Melbourne, AR1,7532291,2271,456
Bayview CDP (Contra Costa County), CA1,7531749251,098
Frazeysburg, OH1,7541381,0751,214
Morgantown, MS1,7531051,0781,184
Source: The Morgantown, MS 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.
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