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Crime Report for Morgan City,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Morgan City, is 1.2 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Morgan City Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Morgan City, has a violent crime rate of 680 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 968 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Morgan City 680
LA 968
National 676

Morgan City, is in the 56% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 86% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 56% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Morgan City, or said another way, 44% of cities in have crime rates higher than Morgan City.


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Crime Morgan City LA Nation
Violent Crime Total 679.5 968.2 676
Murder / NNH 8.6 23.5 6.5
Forcible Rape 60.2 36.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 146.2 264.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 464.5 644.6 315
Property Crime Total 4498.5 5173.5 3726.9
Burglary 748.3 1344.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 3595.4 3338.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 154.8 491.2 382.3
Arson 0.0 30.7 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Morgan City, has a property crime rate of 4498.5 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 5173.5 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Morgan City 4498.5
LA 5173.5
National 3727



Morgan City Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 68
National Percentile Rank - 82