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Crime rate in Morganton, North Carolina (NC): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Morganton by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2004

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
2
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(18.2)
4
(22.7)
6
(33.5)
2
(11.4)
5
(28.6)
8
(46.6)
3
(17.6)
3
(17.5)
4
(23.5)
5
(29.2)
3
(17.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(90.8)
19
(107.9)
18
(100.6)
25
(142.6)
13
(74.4)
17
(98.9)
14
(82.0)
13
(75.7)
11
(64.7)
7
(40.9)
17
(99.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
55
(333.1)
33
(187.4)
9
(50.3)
38
(216.7)
45
(257.7)
50
(291.0)
43
(251.9)
31
(180.6)
25
(147.1)
29
(169.3)
31
(181.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
167
(1,011.3)
168
(954.3)
175
(978.1)
186
(1,060.7)
161
(922.0)
179
(1,041.7)
209
(1,224.4)
135
(786.3)
121
(711.7)
135
(788.0)
156
(913.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
700
(4,239.1)
687
(3,902.3)
622
(3,476.4)
544
(3,102.2)
526
(3,012.3)
497
(2,892.4)
428
(2,507.5)
378
(2,201.6)
355
(2,088.1)
465
(2,714.1)
389
(2,276.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(127.2)
44
(249.9)
34
(190.0)
30
(171.1)
37
(211.9)
37
(215.3)
31
(181.6)
20
(116.5)
18
(105.9)
28
(163.4)
17
(99.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(18.2)
2
(11.4)
2
(11.2)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.6)
4
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.2)327.4322.5264.3280.2282.9323.1264.1205.4191.0224.6232.4
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 101 registered sex offenders living in Morganton, North Carolina as of September 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Morganton to the number of sex offenders is 167 to 1.


See how dangerous Morganton, NC is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Morganton:

232.4
Drexel:

81.1
Valdese:

108.4
Hudson:

171.4
Granite Falls:

362.9
Lenoir:

294.9
Long View:

519.8
Marion:

418.7
Hickory:

466.5
Violent crime rate in 2012
Morganton:

154.8
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Morganton:

122.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Morganton:

118.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Morganton:

132.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Morganton:

168.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Morganton:

241.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Morganton:

188.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Morganton:

174.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Morganton:

99.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Morganton:

176.1
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Morganton:

209.9
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Morganton:

284.0
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Morganton:

289.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Morganton:

239.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Morganton:

259.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Morganton:

362.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Morganton:

351.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Morganton:

334.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Morganton:

358.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Morganton:

362.9
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Morganton:

386.2
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Morganton:

395.2
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Morganton, NC collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 89 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.39
North Carolina average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 90 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.44
North Carolina average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 95 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.71
North Carolina average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 97 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.67
North Carolina average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 98 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.63
North Carolina average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 94 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.49
North Carolina average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 94 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.69
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 93 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 83 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.53
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 86 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.46
North Carolina average:

2.43


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Morganton

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 28655.


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