Morgan County, TN Arrest Records

Morgan County, TN is among the safest counties in the USA with 2.27 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Knox, Shelby, Blount, Sullivan, Hamilton counties in Tennessee.
Morgan County, TN property crime rate is 15.50 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 170 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 17.07% compared to 2015.

Morgan County, TN Crime Rate

Total arrests in Morgan County in 2016 increased by 9.12% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 26 to 49 while non-violent crime increased by 2.77% from 325 to 334.

5 Crimes In Morgan County, TN in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 170
Burglary 121
Motor vehicle theft 43
Aggravated assault 40
Robbery 4

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Morgan County increased by 88.46% from 2015 and increased by 25.64% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 39 to 49. In 2016 violent crime rate in Morgan County was 51.56% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.227%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Morgan County increased by 2.77% from 2015 and decreased by 40.67% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 563 to 334. In 2016 property crime rate in Morgan County was 45.48% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.55%.

How Morgan stands up against other counties

Morgan vs. Scott

You’ll be in more risk in Morgan compared to Scott county that had 45.9% lower crime rate compared to Morgan county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0928 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0456 in Scott county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.9950 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.0935 in Scott county.

Morgan vs. Overton

You’ll be in more risk in Morgan compared to Overton county that had 40.54% lower crime rate compared to Morgan county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.8558 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.7709 in Overton county.
Burglary rates of 5.6138 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.4512 in Overton county.

Names with the most arrests in Morgan

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Morgan, Tennessee, the most crimes, that's 31.25% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morgan County is 0.46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.87 daily crimes that occur in Morgan County.
  • Morgan, TN is more violent than Scott.
  • In Morgan County you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Morgan, TN have increased by 9.12%.

Morgan Police Departments

Names in Morgan County