Reported Annual Crime In Marion

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 peopleMarion/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime691n/a (estimate)1,7702,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarion/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.63.35.3
Rape11n/a28.239.241.7
Robbery13n/a33.339.898.0
Assault43n/a110.1211.0248.9
Violent crime68n/a (estimate)174293383
Burglary141n/a361.1479.3430.4
Theft446n/a1,142.11,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft36n/a92.2177.4237.4
Property crime623n/a (estimate)1,5952,1252,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Marion, IA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Marion, IA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Marion, IA is 27% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Iowa, and when compared with the national average, is 36% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Marion, IA has 41% lower than violent crime rate than Iowa average, while remaining 55% lower than the national average. In property crime, Marion, IA is 25% lower than the average of Iowa and is 32% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Marion is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.85 daily crimes that occur in Marion.
  • Marion is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Marion you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Marion has increased by 11%.

Compare Marion, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Marion (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Marion, IA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national level. In Marion, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.37 times less than the Iowa average and 1.55 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Marion, IA is 1.68 times less than the Iowa average and 2.20 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Marion, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.33 times less than the Iowa average and 1.48 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Marion (higher is better)

How safe is Marion, IA compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Marion, IA is safer than 69% of the cities in Iowa and 59% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Iowa and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Marion, IA. Overall, Marion, IA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across 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 575
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marion is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in Marion is 1 in 57
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Marion, IA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Marion, IA, then there is a 1 in 575 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 63. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 57 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Marion, IA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Marion, IA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Marion, IA 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 6% in Marion, IA, while property crimes in Marion, IA have increased by 13%. Crimes in total for Marion, IA have increased by 11% year over year.

Marion police department

ItemMarionIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)503,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 50 Marion police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.5% less than the Iowa average and 56.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Robins, IA3,43456405461
Walford, IA1,42859428487
Atkins, IA1,71365475540
Fairfax, IA2,41867488555
Ely, IA2,13380582663
Palo, IA1,036101732833
Shellsburg, IA1,097102738839
Marion, IA37,1981741,5951,770

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mechanicsville, VA37,2012392,0622,301
Addison, IL37,1921111,5351,646
East Meadow, NY37,22899331430
Lincoln Park, MI37,1557073,1043,811
Calumet City, IL37,1126462,9543,600
Marion, IA37,1981741,5951,770
Source: The Marion, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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