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Total crime 80%
Violent crime 227%
Property crime 51%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarion/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime520n/a (estimate)4,2333,2852,346
Murder0n/a0.010.66.5
Rape9n/a73.373.538.4
Robbery10n/a81.452.073.9
Assault137n/a1,115.2535.8279.7
Violent crime156n/a (estimate)1,270672388
Burglary54n/a439.6523.1314.2
Theft279n/a2,271.11,828.51,398.0
Vehicle theft31n/a252.3261.8246.0
Property crime364n/a (estimate)2,9632,6131,958

Key findings

  • Marion crime rates are 80% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Marion are 227% higher than the national average
  • In Marion you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Marion is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Marion has increased by 4%

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The Marion crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Marion 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 Marion crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Marion (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Marion, Arkansas is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Marion are 1.29 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.80 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Marion are 1.89 times more than than Arkansas and 3.27 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Marion are 1.13 times more than than Arkansas and 1.51 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Marion (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Marion in comparison to other Arkansas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Marion safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Marion being safer than 11% of cities in Arkansas and 4% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Arkansas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Marion. In conclusion, Marion ranks below average compared to the rest of 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 79
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marion is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Marion is 1 in 24
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Marion, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 79. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 34 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Marion is 1 in 24.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Marion, Arkansas (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Marion has increased by 29%, the amount of property crime in Marion has decreased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in Marion has increased by 4% year over year.

      Marion police department

      ItemMarionArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)305,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.93.3
      There are a total of 30 Marion police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.3% less than the Arkansas average and 25% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Arkansas

      StateTotal offendersArkansas /100KNational /100K
      Arkansas8,875323266
      There are a total of 8,875 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 323 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 21% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clarkedale, AR4342711,0561,327
      Earle, AR1,9897422,1802,922
      Southaven, MS51,8161653,1913,356
      Jennette, AR907392,8753,615
      Crawfordsville, AR5487723,0013,773
      Edmondson, AR2669123,5464,458
      Gilmore, AR1899403,6574,597
      Marion, AR12,3231,2702,9634,233

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Channahon, IL12,32953601654
      Panama City Beach, FL12,3331,0315,9516,983
      Bayou Blue, LA12,3336572,9653,622
      Mountain Home, AR12,3122543,0523,306
      Steamboat Springs, CO12,3361501,3191,469
      Marion, AR12,3231,2702,9634,233
      Source: The Marion, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.