Reported Annual Crime In Morgantown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorgantown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,089 (estimate)2,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorgantown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a34.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a96.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a180.1248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)321 (estimate)316386
Burglaryn/an/an/a277.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a102.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,769 (estimate)1,7432,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morgantown is 26% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.72 daily crimes that occur in Morgantown.
  • Morgantown is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Morgantown you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Morgantown has increased by 180%.

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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 312
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morgantown is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Morgantown is 1 in 48

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

Morgantown police department

ItemMorgantownPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Pennsylvania17,973146222
There are a total of 17,973 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 146 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Honey Brook, PA1,7381130113
Eagleview, PA1,64444245289
Alleghenyville, PA1,05747262309
Elverson, PA1,34761334394
Terre Hill, PA1,45571357429
Paradise, PA1,07779438517
Kenilworth, PA1,83980439518
Morgantown, PA9943211,7692,089

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Frederica, DE9946613,5914,252
Yoe, PA9944152,2882,703
Avilla, AR9942851,6881,973
Westphalia, MI9954451,8532,298
Curtisville, PA9934202,3152,734
Morgantown, PA9943211,7692,089
Source: The Morgantown, PA 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.