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Total crime 86%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 86%
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 peopleMars/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6n/a (estimate)3691,7962,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.035.042.6
Robbery1n/a61.476.986.2
Assault0n/a0.0188.0246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)61306381
Burglary0n/a0.0211.6376.0
Theft5n/a307.11,175.91,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0102.4228.9
Property crime5n/a (estimate)3071,4902,200

Key findings

  • Mars crime rates are 86% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mars are 84% lower than the national average
  • In Mars you have a 1 in 272 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mars is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mars has increased by 201%

Mars crime map

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The Mars crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Mars as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Mars crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Mars (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mars

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mars is 1 in 1628
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mars is 1 in 326
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mars is 1 in 272

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

      Mars police department

      ItemMarsPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)114,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.61.83.3
      There are a total of 1 Mars police officers. This results in 0.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 68% less than the Pennsylvania average and 82% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

      StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
      Pennsylvania21,558176266
      There are a total of 21,558 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 176 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Callery, PA498000
      South Heights, PA394000
      Prospect, PA1,245000
      Saxonburg, PA1,512000
      Ben Avon Heights, PA349000
      Edgeworth, PA1,63912160181
      Blawnox, PA1,6700216216
      Mars, PA1,41561307369

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Eureka Mill, SC1,4152421,4991,742
      Atlanta, IL1,4151868921,079
      Zebulon, GA1,4150511511
      Century, FL1,4152091,2391,448
      Oakland, NE1,4161309471,077
      Mars, PA1,41561307369
      Source: The Mars, PA 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.