The county of Morgan had 1,095 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,674.86 per 100,000 residents. This is 126.63% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 54 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Morgan also processed 307 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Anderson and Blount, Morgan is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Morgan is larceny/theft totaling 155, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Morgan County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Morgan tallied 54 violent crimes and 307 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Morgan is higher by 126.63% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Morgan are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 31-40.