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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 49%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarietta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,192n/a (estimate)3,5742,7172,489
Murder1n/a1.66.25.0
Rape14n/a22.827.542.6
Robbery84n/a137.075.081.6
Assault163n/a265.8232.0250.2
Violent crime262n/a (estimate)427341379
Burglary221n/a360.4372.1340.5
Theft1,518n/a2,475.41,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft191n/a311.5223.9219.9
Property crime1,930n/a (estimate)3,1472,3762,110

Key findings

  • Marietta crime rates are 44% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Marietta are 13% higher than the national average
  • In Marietta you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Marietta is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Marietta has increased by 2%

Marietta crime map

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The Marietta crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Marietta as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Marietta crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Marietta (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Marietta for every 100,000 residents. The Marietta total amount of daily crime is 1.32 times more than the Georgia average and 1.44 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Marietta, is 1.25 times more than the Georgia average, and it is 1.13 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Marietta has a daily crime average that is 1.32 times more than the Georgia average and 1.49 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Marietta (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Marietta to every other city in Georgia, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Marietta safe? The gauges above illustrate that Marietta is safer than 37% of every city located within Georgia along with 19% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Georgia and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Marietta, GA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Marietta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Marietta is 1 in 235
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marietta is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Marietta is 1 in 28
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Marietta? In Marietta, 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 32. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Marietta, GA is 1 in 28.

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

      A good indicator of whether Marietta is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Marietta has increased by 23%, while the property crime rate in Marietta has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Marietta has increased by 2% year over year.

      Marietta police department

      ItemMariettaGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)16411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.03.3
      There are a total of 164 Marietta police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.5% less than the Georgia average and 13% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milton, GA36,75537726764
      Vinings, GA11,8161309051,035
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441309051,035
      North Decatur, GA16,6521399691,109
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311399691,109
      Decatur, GA21,2101439981,141
      Roswell, GA93,9681571,0931,250
      Marietta, GA59,7144273,1473,574

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Petaluma, CA59,7573041,2641,568
      Springfield, OH59,7614945,0605,554
      Lakeville, MN59,78667839906
      Gardena, CA59,8985422,0092,550
      St. Clair Shores, MI59,9161809301,110
      Marietta, GA59,7144273,1473,574
      Source: The Marietta, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.