Reported Annual Crime In Marion

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarion/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime232n/a (estimate)3,9642,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarion/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape1n/a17.127.938.6
Robbery1n/a17.153.0101.9
Assault23n/a393.0110.2237.8
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)427196373
Burglary38n/a649.4254.6491.4
Theft162n/a2,768.31,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a119.696.8220.2
Property crime207n/a (estimate)3,5371,8672,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Marion, VA. The total number of reported crimes in Marion, VA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Marion, VA crime rate is 92% higher than the Virginia average and is 39% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Marion, VA has a violent crime rate that is 118% higher than the Virginia average and 15% higher than the national average. For property crime, Marion, VA is 90% higher than the Virginia average and 42% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Marion is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.86 daily crimes that occur in Marion.
  • Marion is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Marion you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Marion has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Marion (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Marion, VA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Virginia as well as those across America as a whole. The Marion, VA total amount of daily offenses is 1.92 times more than the Virginia average and 1.39 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Marion, VA is 2.18 times more than the Virginia average, and it is 1.15 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Marion, VA has a daily crime figure that is 1.90 times more than the Virginia average and 1.42 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Marion (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Marion, VA compared to every other city in Virginia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Marion, VA ranks safer than 11% of every city located within Virginia along with 22% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Virginia and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Marion, VA. As a result, Marion, VA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Marion

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Marion is 1 in 235
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marion is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Marion is 1 in 26
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Marion, VA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Marion, VA, you have a 1 in 235 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 29. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Marion, VA is 1 in 26.

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

Determining whether Marion, VA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Marion, VA has increased by 20% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Marion, VA has decreased by 1% in the same time frame.

Marion police department

ItemMarionVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)218,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.53.23.3
There are a total of 21 Marion police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.7% greater than the Virginia average and 7.1% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Virginia

StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
Virginia18,938258222
There are a total of 18,938 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 258 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 16% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rural Retreat, VA1,6310606606
Glade Spring, VA1,7920617617
Chilhowie, VA1,86557862919
Adwolf, VA1,630989321,029
Atkins, VA1,1671061,0091,115
Marion, VA5,9314273,5373,964

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Crafton, PA5,9314413,4783,919
Central City, KY5,932511,4121,463
Bellevue, KY5,9331182,6062,725
Lucas, TX5,9281349211,055
Posen, IL5,9341161,6421,758
Marion, VA5,9314273,5373,964
Source: The Marion, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.