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Total crime 0%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 2%
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 peopleMorning Sun/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,583 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)332 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,250 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Morning Sun crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Morning Sun are 13% lower than the national average
  • In Morning Sun you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Morning Sun is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Morning Sun has decreased by 20%

Morning Sun crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Morning Sun (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morning Sun

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morning Sun is 1 in 301
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morning Sun is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Morning Sun is 1 in 39

      Year Over Year Crime In Morning Sun (per 100,000 people)

      Morning Sun police department

      ItemMorning SunIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wapello, IA1,922104705809
      Mediapolis, IA1,536105714819
      New London, IA1,945111751862
      Winfield, IA1,068114771884
      Columbus Junction, IA2,2141308821,012
      Oakville, IA1572941,9902,285
      Grandview, IA4493062,0712,377
      Morning Sun, IA9063322,2502,583

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Plainview, CA9067223,8464,568
      Pleasantville, PA9064372,1292,567
      Henderson, MN9062652,4002,665
      Brooklyn, CT9062792,2692,549
      Fouke, AR9057864,2104,996
      Morning Sun, IA9063322,2502,583
      Source: The Morning Sun, IA 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.