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Total crime 45%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 38%
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 peopleMorrisville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime391n/a (estimate)1,3582,7292,489
Murder0n/a0.06.05.0
Rape1n/a3.531.042.6
Robbery2n/a6.972.581.6
Assault9n/a31.3262.4250.2
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)42372379
Burglary39n/a135.4519.1340.5
Theft324n/a1,125.21,666.01,549.5
Vehicle theft16n/a55.6172.2219.9
Property crime379n/a (estimate)1,3162,3572,110

Key findings

  • Morrisville crime rates are 45% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Morrisville are 89% lower than the national average
  • In Morrisville you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Morrisville is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Morrisville has increased by 13%

Morrisville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Morrisville (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Morrisville, NC per 100,000 people. In Morrisville, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.01 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.83 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Morrisville is 8.92 times less than the North Carolina average and 9.10 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Morrisville has a daily crime rate that is 1.79 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.60 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Morrisville (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Morrisville to every other city in North Carolina, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Morrisville safe? The gauges above illustrate that Morrisville is safer than 90% of every city located within North Carolina along with 74% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in North Carolina and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Morrisville, NC is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morrisville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morrisville is 1 in 2400
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morrisville is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Morrisville is 1 in 74
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Morrisville, North Carolina? If you reside in Morrisville, then there is a 1 in 2400 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 76. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 74 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Morrisville.

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

      Determining whether Morrisville is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Morrisville violent crime rates have decreased by 74%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 26% year over year. Total crimes for Morrisville has increased by 13% in the same time frame.

      Morrisville police department

      ItemMorrisvilleNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3314,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.74.83.3
      There are a total of 33 Morrisville police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.3% less than the North Carolina average and 47.6% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in North Carolina

      StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
      North Carolina26,293320266
      There are a total of 26,293 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 320 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 20% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fearrington Village, NC2,98458370428
      Holly Springs, NC30,12665664728
      Cary, NC155,82266904970
      Apex, NC43,893949361,031
      Chapel Hill, NC59,005941,5071,601
      Carrboro, NC20,8671421,8632,005
      Raleigh, NC441,3262561,7832,039
      Morrisville, NC22,600421,3161,358

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pelham, AL22,5961511,6991,850
      Pottstown, PA22,6197183,1053,823
      Wadsworth, OH22,578621,7171,779
      Arnold, MD22,6253231,3871,710
      Anthem, AZ22,5712041,0961,300
      Morrisville, NC22,600421,3161,358
      Source: The Morrisville, NC 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.