Morrisville, PA
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The crime rate in Morrisville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Morrisville is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Morrisville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Morrisville has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Morrisville compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Morrisville with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Morrisville's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Morrisville 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 Morrisville.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Morrisville 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 Morrisville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 410. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Morrisville's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Morrisville 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 Morrisville is one in 53.

Morrisville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Morrisville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

161

182

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.44

18.71

21.15

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Morrisville 2.44
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 410

in Morrisville

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Morrisville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,605
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
Morrisville 18.71
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 53

in Morrisville

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Morrisville Property CRIMES
Population: 8,605
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

Morrisville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Morrisville 92
Pennsylvania 51