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Crime rate in Morton, Illinois (IL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Morton, IL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Morton, IL

The 2018 crime rate in Morton, IL is 68 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 4.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 25.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Morton crime rate fell by 37% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Morton has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Morton, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Morton:

68.2
East Peoria:

327.3
Tremont:

19.3
Washington:

105.9
Deer Creek:

312.9
Marquette Heights:

106.8
Creve Coeur:

348.4
Mackinaw:

463.0
North Pekin:

55.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Morton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.0)
1
(6.0)
3
(18.0)
2
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
9
(55.3)
4
(24.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(12.8)
4
(24.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
6
(37.2)
14
(85.8)
2
(12.3)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(44.9)
5
(30.0)
7
(42.0)
8
(48.0)
8
(48.0)
2
(12.4)
1
(6.1)
18
(110.4)
17
(103.3)
7
(42.2)
7
(42.3)
14
(85.8)
12
(73.7)
13
(79.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
58
(371.8)
57
(341.9)
44
(263.9)
49
(293.9)
40
(240.0)
44
(273.0)
36
(220.6)
41
(251.4)
41
(249.1)
46
(277.3)
24
(145.0)
47
(288.2)
54
(331.6)
27
(165.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
175
(1,122)
151
(905.8)
138
(827.8)
106
(635.9)
157
(941.8)
116
(719.8)
129
(790.6)
130
(797.2)
113
(686.4)
118
(711.4)
98
(592.0)
97
(594.7)
82
(503.5)
74
(453.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(32.1)
5
(30.0)
11
(66.0)
4
(24.0)
2
(12.0)
11
(68.3)
8
(49.0)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.0)
3
(18.1)
1
(6.1)
8
(49.1)
2
(12.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(30.0)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index91.492.671.971.976.467.078.092.967.956.848.661.6108.168.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Morton, Illinois as of November 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Morton is 2,326 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Morton:

67.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Morton:

95.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Morton:

42.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Morton:

27.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Morton:

21.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Morton:

54.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Morton:

79.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Morton:

46.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Morton:

24.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Morton:

39.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Morton:

42.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Morton:

30.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Morton:

45.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Morton:

35.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Morton:

34.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Morton:

15.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Morton:

15.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Morton:

57.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Morton:

98.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Morton:

88.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Morton:

61.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Morton:

91.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Morton:

85.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Morton:

91.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Morton:

91.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Morton:

100.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Morton:

96.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Morton:

94.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Morton:

104.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Morton:

118.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Morton:

135.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Morton:

117.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Morton:

118.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Morton:

118.9
U.S. Average:

336.9
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 28 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Illinois average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 28 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Illinois average:

2.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 26 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 28 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 30 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 30 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 29 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Morton, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 61535, 61550, 61568.