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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 16%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarion/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,086 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)534 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,553 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Marion crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Marion are 40% higher than the national average
  • In Marion you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Marion is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Marion has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Marion (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Marion

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Marion is 1 in 188
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marion is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Marion is 1 in 33

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

      Marion police department

      ItemMarionIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3930,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
      There are a total of 39 Marion police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.7% less than the Illinois average and 30.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Crainville, IL1,456160766926
      Goreville, IL1,1781929181,110
      Carterville, IL5,7422219881,209
      Cambria, IL1,3372101,0041,214
      Royalton, IL1,1242171,0401,258
      Zeigler, IL1,7712251,0771,302
      Energy, IL1,16601,5081,508
      Marion, IL17,7035342,5533,086

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Martha Lake, WA17,7032732,5742,847
      Tiffin, OH17,701112,6182,630
      Hannibal, MO17,7075815,1075,688
      Wahiawa, HI17,6962833,2573,539
      Glenvar Heights, FL17,6871579311,088
      Marion, IL17,7035342,5533,086
      Source: The Marion, IL 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.