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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 11%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorris/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime301n/a (estimate)1,9962,2532,489
Murder1n/a6.66.65.0
Rape5n/a33.148.042.6
Robbery3n/a19.998.481.6
Assault8n/a53.0254.0250.2
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)113407379
Burglary22n/a145.9271.7340.5
Theft256n/a1,697.31,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft6n/a39.8148.2219.9
Property crime284n/a (estimate)1,8831,8472,110

Key findings

  • Morris crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Morris are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Morris you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Morris is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Morris has increased by 16%

Morris crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Morris (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Morris on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Morris (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 1.13 times less than the state average and 1.25 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Morris on a daily basis are 3.61 times less than than Illinois average and 3.37 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Morris are 1.02 times more than the daily state average and 1.12 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Morris (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Morris to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Morris safe? The gauges above illustrate that Morris is safer than 40% of every city located within Illinois along with 55% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Morris, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morris

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morris is 1 in 888
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morris is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Morris is 1 in 51
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Morris, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 888. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 54 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Morris is 1 in 51.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Morris is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Morris has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 5% in Morris, while property crimes in Morris have increased by 17%. Total crime has increased by 16% year over year.

      Morris police department

      ItemMorrisIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 25 Morris police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.9% less than the Illinois average and 43.7% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Diamond, IL2,733000
      Essex, IL787000
      Mazon, IL957103412514
      Coal City, IL5,68775543618
      Channahon, IL12,32953601654
      Braidwood, IL6,102161548710
      Newark, IL1,139141637778
      Morris, IL13,9301131,8831,996

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Buford, GA13,9273352,3352,670
      Allouez, WI13,9332811,4101,691
      Collingswood, NJ13,9251162,8382,953
      Kings Park West, VA13,92579626705
      Hazel Crest, IL13,9244473,6034,050
      Morris, IL13,9301131,8831,996
      Source: The Morris, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.