The city of Morgan City, with a total population of 11,530, experienced 1,726 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 530.79 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 67.68% difference making Morgan City higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 93 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Morgan City also handled 519 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Berwick and Patterson, Morgan City is a more dangerous place to live.
View Louisiana criminal and arrest records for other counties.
The city of Morgan City experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Morgan City totaled 93 violent crimes and 519 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Morgan City experienced 755 violent crimes. Of those, 4 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 7 were for revised rape, another 65 were for legacy rape, 148 were for robbery, and 531 were for aggravated assault.