Reported Annual Crime In Marion

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarion/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime647n/a (estimate)8,2663,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarion/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a25.66.75.3
Rape0n/a0.028.140.4
Robbery6n/a76.792.0102.8
Assault27n/a345.0245.5248.5
Violent crime35n/a (estimate)447372386
Burglary179n/a2,287.0710.4468.9
Theft403n/a5,148.81,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft30n/a383.3150.8236.9
Property crime612n/a (estimate)7,8192,7382,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Marion, NC. These figures on reported criminal activity in Marion, NC, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Marion, NC is 166% higher than the average of the whole of the state of North Carolina, and when compared with the national average, is 191% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Marion, NC has 20% higher than violent crime rate than North Carolina average, while remaining 16% higher than the national average. In property crime, Marion, NC is 186% higher than the average of North Carolina and is 219% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Glen Alpine, NC1,5111601,1781,338
West Marion, NC1,5031641,2091,373
Old Fort, NC9655053,7134,218
Marion, NC7,9484477,8198,266

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Marion is 191% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 22.65 daily crimes that occur in Marion.
  • Marion is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Marion you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Marion has increased by 119%.

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Daily Crime In Marion (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Marion, NC on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Carolina. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Marion, NC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Carolina state wide, are 2.66 times more than the state average and 2.91 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Marion, NC on a daily bases are 1.20 times more than than North Carolina average and 1.16 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Marion, NC are 2.86 times more than the daily state average and 3.19 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Marion (higher is better)

How safe is Marion, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Marion, NC is safer than 16% of the cities in North Carolina and 9% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Marion, NC. Overall, Marion, NC is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Marion

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Marion is 1 in 224
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marion is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Marion is 1 in 13
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Marion, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Marion, NC you have a 1 in 224 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Marion, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In Marion (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Marion, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Marion, NC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 6% in Marion, NC, while property crimes in Marion, NC have increased by 134%. Crimes in total for Marion, NC have increased by 119% year over year.

Marion police department

ItemMarionNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2614,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.83.3
There are a total of 26 Marion police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.4% less than the North Carolina average and 0.3% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gresham Park, GA7,9474453,3593,804
Green, OR7,9543243,6243,948
Ruidoso, NM7,9542732,7463,020
Thousand Palms, CA7,9565763,3063,882
Broadview, IL7,9563294,7385,067
Marion, NC7,9484477,8198,266
Source: The Marion, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.