Morgan City, LA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
631
Total Crimes
5,702.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
130.23%
Above National Average
91 out of 111
In Louisiana
9,468 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Morgan City, LA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Morgan City is 5,702.2 per 100,000 people. That's 130.23% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 53.64% higher than the Louisiana total crime rate of 3,711.3 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Morgan City SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9.5

How Does Morgan City Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Morgan City
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 631 5,702.2 3,711.3 2,476.7
Murder 3 27.1 11.7 5.0
Robbery 8 72.3 86.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 79 713.9 402.1 250.2
Violent Crime 96 867.5 549.3 366.7
Burglary 192 1,735.0 579.0 340.5
Larceny 339 3,063.4 2,352.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 36.1 230.5 219.9
Property Crime 535 4,834.6 3,162.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Morgan City

96
Violent Crimes
867.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
136.58%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 115.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Morgan City each year. That compares to a 1 in 182.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Morgan City is 867.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 136.58% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 57.93% higher than the Louisiana violent crime rate of 549.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Morgan City

535
Property Crimes
4,834.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
129.14%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 20.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Morgan City each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Morgan City is 4,834.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 129.14% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 52.90% higher than the Louisiana property crime rate of 3,162.0 per 100,000 people.

Morgan City Crime Compared To Louisiana Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Louisiana.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.
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