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Total crime 2%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 11%
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 peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime77n/a (estimate)2,6412,1752,580
Murder0n/a0.05.55.0
Rape5n/a171.538.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.055.086.2
Assault1n/a34.3113.2246.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)206212381
Burglary22n/a754.5384.7376.0
Theft48n/a1,646.11,348.21,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a34.3229.6228.9
Property crime71n/a (estimate)2,4351,9632,200

Key findings

  • Marion crime rates are 2% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Marion are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Marion you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Marion is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Marion has increased by 3%

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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 487
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marion is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Marion is 1 in 38

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

      Marion police department

      ItemMarionKentuckyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)95,359558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.83.3
      There are a total of 9 Marion police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.7% greater than the Kentucky average and 9.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Kentucky

      StateTotal offendersKentucky /100KNational /100K
      Kentucky9,099222266
      There are a total of 9,099 sex offenders in Kentucky. This yields a total of 222 sex offenders in Kentucky per 100,000 residents which is 17% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clay, KY1,0521009241,023
      Sturgis, KY1,9041029461,048
      Fredonia, KY4872622,4232,685
      Salem, KY7672772,5632,840
      Tolu, KY1752972,7463,042
      Wheatcroft, KY1233373,1193,455
      Elizabethtown, IL2736283,0063,634
      Marion, KY2,9972062,4352,641

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Iuka, MS2,9971352,2002,335
      Silt, CO2,996959811,076
      Upton, MA2,99863263326
      Meadowdale, WA2,99886813899
      Hartville, OH2,998331,7791,812
      Marion, KY2,9972062,4352,641
      Source: The Marion, KY 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.