Morgantown, IN
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Morgantown has an overall crime rate of 15 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Morgantown is 1 in 66. How does Morgantown fare compared to other communities in Indiana of all population sizes? Morgantown's crime rate is lower than approximately 35% of Indiana communities.

However, when you compare Morgantown to other communities of similar population, then Morgantown crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Morgantown 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 Morgantown 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 Morgantown.

For Morgantown, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Morgantown than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 985, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Morgantown; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Morgantown Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 50% of U.S. Cities

Morgantown Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

14

15

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.02

14.21

15.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Morgantown 1.02
Indiana 3.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 985

in Morgantown

1 in 258

in Indiana
Morgantown VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 985
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
Morgantown 14.21
Indiana 25.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 70

in Morgantown

1 in 39

in Indiana
Morgantown Property CRIMES
Population: 985
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

Morgantown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Morgantown 40
Indiana 31