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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 20%
Property crime 68%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarion/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,166n/a (estimate)4,1472,5622,580
Murder9n/a32.06.55.0
Rape7n/a24.935.442.6
Robbery33n/a117.488.786.2
Assault79n/a281.0251.6246.8
Violent crime128n/a (estimate)455382381
Burglary132n/a469.5377.6376.0
Theft827n/a2,941.41,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theft79n/a281.0229.1228.9
Property crime1,038n/a (estimate)3,6922,1792,200

Key findings

  • Marion crime rates are 61% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Marion are 20% higher than the national average
  • In Marion you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Marion is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Marion has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Marion (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Marion, per 100,000 residents. In Marion, the total number of daily crimes is 1.62 times more than the Indiana average and 1.61 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Marion are 1.19 times more than the Indiana average and 1.20 times more than the national average. For property crime, Marion has a daily crime rate that is 1.69 times more than the Indiana average and 1.68 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Marion (higher is better)

      How safe is Marion, Indiana compared to other cities in Indiana and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Marion is safer than 17% of the cities in Indiana and 16% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Indiana and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Marion. Overall, Marion is ranked below 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 220
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marion is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Marion is 1 in 25
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Marion? In Marion, IN you have a 1 in 220 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Marion.

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

      A good indicator of whether Marion 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 Marion has increased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Marion has decreased by 8% year over year. The number of total crimes in Marion has decreased by 6% year over year.

      Marion police department

      ItemMarionIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)868,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.43.3
      There are a total of 86 Marion police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.6% greater than the Indiana average and 11.6% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairmount, IN2,908325577902
      Sweetser, IN1,3371518591,010
      Swayzee, IN1,0041619211,083
      Warren, IN1,4301751,0011,176
      Converse, IN1,2161821,0361,218
      Jonesboro, IN1,4711841,0501,234
      Upland, IN3,6632101,1961,406
      Marion, IN28,6984553,6924,147

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Agawam Town, MA28,7014621,7262,187
      Hobart, IN28,6932533,9574,210
      Duluth, GA28,681671,7971,864
      Harker Heights, TX28,7161992,3622,561
      Jacksonville, AR28,6611,1604,6345,794
      Marion, IN28,6984553,6924,147
      Source: The Marion, IN 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.