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Total crime 121%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 153%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarion/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime431n/a (estimate)5,5002,7292,489
Murder0n/a0.06.05.0
Rape1n/a12.831.042.6
Robbery1n/a12.872.581.6
Assault10n/a127.6262.4250.2
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)153372379
Burglary95n/a1,212.2519.1340.5
Theft301n/a3,840.81,666.01,549.5
Vehicle theft23n/a293.5172.2219.9
Property crime419n/a (estimate)5,3462,3572,110

Key findings

  • Marion crime rates are 121% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Marion are 60% lower than the national average
  • In Marion you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Marion is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Marion has increased by 51%

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      Daily Crime In Marion (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Marion on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Carolina and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Marion (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Carolina, are 2.02 times more than the state average and 2.21 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Marion on a daily basis are 2.43 times less than than North Carolina average and 2.48 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Marion are 2.27 times more than the daily state average and 2.53 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Marion (higher is better)

      How safe is Marion, North Carolina compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Marion is safer than 46% of the cities in North Carolina and 22% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in North Carolina 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 654
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marion is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Marion is 1 in 19
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Marion, North Carolina you have a 1 in 654 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 19 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Marion.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Marion is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Marion has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 68% in Marion, while property crimes in Marion have increased by 69%. Total crime has increased by 51% year over year.

      Marion police department

      ItemMarionNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2614,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.83.3
      There are a total of 26 Marion police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.4% less than the North Carolina average and 0.8% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in North Carolina

      StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
      North Carolina26,293320266
      There are a total of 26,293 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 320 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 20% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Glen Alpine, NC1,3511641,0421,206
      West Marion, NC1,4471671,0611,228
      Old Fort, NC1,1361931,2201,413
      Marion, NC7,8731535,3465,500

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woodlawn CDP (Prince George's County), MD7,8735462,3462,892
      Belgrade, MT7,8743801,9012,282
      Jersey Village, TX7,8712252,3112,536
      Stayton, OR7,8751922,8373,030
      Thousand Palms, CA7,8755803,0643,644
      Marion, NC7,8731535,3465,500
      Source: The Marion, NC 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.