Reported Annual Crime In Marion

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarion/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime659n/a (estimate)9,8743,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarion/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a59.97.45.3
Rape6n/a89.948.140.4
Robbery8n/a119.981.3102.8
Assault43n/a644.3365.0248.5
Violent crime61n/a (estimate)914502386
Burglary157n/a2,352.4664.7468.9
Theft411n/a6,158.22,298.51,745.0
Vehicle theft30n/a449.5280.6236.9
Property crime598n/a (estimate)8,9603,2442,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Marion, SC. All reported Marion, SC crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Marion, SC overall crime rate is 164% higher than in comparison to the South Carolina average; and is also 248% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Marion, SC, the rate is 82% higher than compared to the South Carolina average, and 137% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Marion, SC comes in at 176% higher than to the average seen in South Carolina, and 266% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pamplico, SC1,1322321,4961,728
Aynor, SC7484354,6445,080
Lake View, SC8156834,4145,097
Sellers, SC1177704,9765,747
Mullins, SC4,5931,0915,9677,059
Latta, SC1,2371,4877,7329,219
Nichols, SC3891,1248,98910,112
Marion, SC6,8339148,9609,874

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Marion is 248% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 27.05 daily crimes that occur in Marion.
  • Marion is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Marion you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Marion has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Marion (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Marion, SC per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for South Carolina and on a national level. In Marion, SC the total number of daily crimes is 2.64 times more than the South Carolina average and 3.48 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Marion, SC is 1.82 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.37 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Marion, SC has a daily crime rate that is 2.76 times more than the South Carolina average and 3.66 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Marion (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Marion, SC area in comparison to other South Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Marion, SC being safer than 0% of cities in South Carolina and 0% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking South Carolina cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Marion, SC. In conclusion, Marion, SC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Marion

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Marion is 1 in 110
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marion is 1 in 12
The chance of being a victim of crime in Marion is 1 in 11
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Marion, SC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Marion, SC you have a 1 in 110 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 12 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Marion, SC.

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

The year over year crime rate for Marion, SC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Marion, SC 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 decreased by 23% in Marion, SC, while property crimes in Marion, SC have not changed. Crimes in total for Marion, SC have decreased by 3% year over year.

Marion police department

ItemMarionSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)245,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.45.13.3
There are a total of 24 Marion police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.9% less than the South Carolina average and 5.6% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in South Carolina

StateTotal offendersSouth Carolina /100KNational /100K
South Carolina12,678314222
There are a total of 12,678 sex offenders in South Carolina. This yields a total of 314 sex offenders in South Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 41% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Carthage, TX6,8353504,5934,943
Miramar Beach, FL6,8351408741,014
Madison, SD6,830541,0261,079
Grandview Heights, OH6,836131,9191,933
Morrow, GA6,8378009,45210,252
Marion, SC6,8339148,9609,874
Source: The Marion, SC 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.