Annual Crime In Marietta (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarietta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,162n/a (estimate)3,5052,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarietta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a4.96.15.0
Rape27n/a43.825.242.6
Robbery74n/a120.078.786.2
Assault110n/a178.4216.6246.8
Violent crime214n/a (estimate)347327381
Burglary228n/a369.7431.3376.0
Theft1,554n/a2,519.71,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft166n/a269.2235.4228.9
Property crime1,948n/a (estimate)3,1582,5742,200

Key findings

  • Marietta crime rates are 36% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Marietta are 9% lower than the national average
  • In Marietta you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Marietta is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Marietta has decreased by 17%

Marietta crime map

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Compare Marietta, GA Crime To Other Cities

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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 1.21 times more than the Georgia average and 1.36 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Marietta, is 1.06 times more than the Georgia average, and it is 1.10 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Marietta has a daily crime average that is 1.23 times more than the Georgia average and 1.44 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Marietta (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Marietta compared to every other city in Georgia, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Marietta ranks safer than 42% of every city located within Georgia along with 24% 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 289
      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 29
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Marietta? In Marietta, you have a 1 in 289 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 29.

      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 decreased by 11%, while the property crime rate in Marietta has decreased by 18% year over year. The number of total crimes in Marietta has decreased by 17% 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, GA36,75528723750
      Holly Springs, GA10,351249941,019
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441259811,105
      Vinings, GA11,8161259811,105
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311331,0501,184
      North Decatur, GA16,6521331,0501,184
      Kennesaw, GA32,6691631,2261,389
      Marietta, GA59,7143473,1583,505

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Petaluma, CA59,7573211,4511,772
      Springfield, OH59,7615695,3225,892
      Lakeville, MN59,78660820880
      Gardena, CA59,8985402,1612,701
      St. Clair Shores, MI59,9162219911,213
      Marietta, GA59,7143473,1583,505
      Source: The Marietta, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.