Fort Morgan, CO
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The crime rate in Fort Morgan is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Fort Morgan is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Fort Morgan is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Colorado, Fort Morgan has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Fort Morgan to other communities of similar population, then Fort Morgan crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Fort Morgan does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Fort Morgan 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 Fort Morgan.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Fort Morgan occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Fort Morgan; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 333. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fort Morgan's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Fort Morgan 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 Fort Morgan is one in 38.

Fort Morgan Crime Data

 
Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Fort Morgan Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

34

297

331

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.00

26.24

29.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fort Morgan 3.00
Colorado 3.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 333

in Fort Morgan

1 in 312

in Colorado
Fort Morgan VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 11,319
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Fort Morgan 26.24
Colorado 26.42
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Fort Morgan

1 in 38

in Colorado
Fort Morgan Property CRIMES
Population: 11,319
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Fort Morgan Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fort Morgan 83
Colorado 44

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