Morgan Hill, CA
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Morgan Hill, CA crime analytics


The crime rate in Morgan Hill is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Morgan Hill is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Morgan Hill is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Morgan Hill has a crime rate that is higher than 40% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Morgan Hill has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Morgan Hill is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Morgan Hill does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Morgan Hill.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Morgan Hill's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Morgan Hill is one in 597.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Morgan Hill's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Morgan Hill a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Morgan Hill is one in 58.

Importantly, we found that Morgan Hill has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Morgan Hill is one in 383.

Morgan Hill Crime Data

 
Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Morgan Hill Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

72

738

810

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.68

17.18

18.86

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Morgan Hill 1.68
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 597

in Morgan Hill

1 in 235

in California
Morgan Hill VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 42,948
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 17 50
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.09 0.40 1.16
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Morgan Hill 17.18
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 58

in Morgan Hill

1 in 38

in California
Morgan Hill Property CRIMES
Population: 42,948
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 101 525 112
Rate per 1,000 2.35 12.22 2.61
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Morgan Hill Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Morgan Hill 63
California 90