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Morgan County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Morgan County, Kentucky. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Morgan County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Morgan County, Kentucky, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2005 and 2008 there were 142 total crimes reported in Morgan County, Kentucky (6 of them violent). Of the 36 crimes that take place per year in Morgan County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Morgan County, Kentucky 36 times a year.

Total Crime in Morgan County, Kentucky (2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Morgan County, Kentucky for 4 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Morgan County has risen by 79%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 100%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 4 years in Morgan County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit sixty for Morgan County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Morgan County, Kentucky (2005-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Morgan County, Kentucky (2005-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Morgan County, Kentucky law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Morgan County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.