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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarysville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime361n/a (estimate)2,8402,8432,324
Violent crime92n/a (estimate)724500370
Vehicle theft109n/a857.5471.9282.7
Property crime269n/a (estimate)2,1162,3431,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Marysville, CA

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Marysville crime rate is 22.2% higher than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Marysville, there were 92 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 724 per 100,000 individuals, 95.7% higher than the national average. Additionally, Marysville recorded 269 property crimes, amounting to 2116 per 100,000 residents, 8.3% higher than the U.S. average.

Marysville has gained notoriety as one of the most dangerous cities in the United States, given its alarming violent crime rate of 724 crimes per 100,000 people. In fact, Marysville falls within the lowest 10% among cities reporting violent crimes last year, resulting in a concerning 1 in 139 likelihood of experiencing a violent crime. It's important to note that safety levels may vary across different areas within the city, and this statistic doesn't necessarily reflect the entire city's situation regarding violent crime.

Marysville exhibits a property crime rate closely aligned with the national average. There were 2116 reported property crimes, which closely matches the national average of 1954 per 100,000 people. Consequently, the area's safety profile mirrors that of an average city, neither notably safer nor more dangerous than the norm. This balance suggests that Marysville maintains a consistent approach to property crime prevention in line with the broader national landscape.

With a total of 109 vehicle thefts last year, Marysville has one of the most stolen cars in the country at 858 per 100,000 people. This lands Marysville in the bottom 10% of all cities that reported crime and the chance of any vehicle being stolen is one in 117.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Marysville?

AreaVibes conducted surveys inquiring about the safety perception of Marysville residents. Out of the respondents (27 in total), 33% expressed a strong sense of security, believing that crime rates in Marysville were low, and they felt comfortable walking alone at night. Conversely, 67% held a contrasting viewpoint, expressing concerns about safety in the area and feeling uncomfortable walking alone during the nighttime hours.

Is Marysville a Safe Place to Live?

Is Marysville a safe place to live? While the answer may not be straightforward due to variations in safety levels across the city, gaining an understanding of the overall crime rate can prove to be advantageous. In general, Marysville has a crime rate that is higher than the national average by 22%. Breaking this down on a daily basis, it translates to 0.99 daily incidents, encompassing 0.25 violent crimes and 0.74 property crimes. Evaluating these statistics can aid in forming a more informed perspective on the safety of Marysville as a potential place to call home.

Has Crime in Marysville Increased Since Last Year?

In the most recent crime report, year-over-year crime rates in Marysville has decreased by 40.2%. Examining the change in crime rates from one year to the next provides valuable insights into the evolving safety landscape of Marysville, aiding residents in assessing whether it is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. These crime rates are categorized into two primary groups: violent and property crimes. Year-over-year, violent crime has decreased by 34.8%, while property crime has decreased by 41.9%. This comprehensive analysis offers potential residents essential information for making informed decisions about whether or not Marysville is a safe place to live.

Potential Causes for Crime in Marysville

The educational level within a community can have an influence on crime rates. Typically, higher levels of education are associated with reduced crime rates, as they offer individuals improved employment prospects and alternatives to engaging in criminal activities. Conversely, lower educational attainment tends to correspond with higher crime rates. In Marysville, 77.7% of residents have achieved at least a high school diploma, which differs from the national average of 83%.

Law enforcement and community policing efforts can play a pivotal role in shaping crime rates. Establishing a robust and cooperative partnership between the police and the community can act as a deterrent to criminal behavior and enhance overall safety. In Marysville, the ratio of police officers and civilians per 1,000 residents differs from the national average, with 2.45 officers and civilians per 1,000 residents compared to 3.25 nationally. Effective law enforcement often hinges on community policing strategies that prioritize the cultivation of trust and collaboration between law enforcement and the community. It's not solely about the quantity of officers but also the quality of their engagement with the community.

In Marysville, the median home price stands at $226,600, diverging from the national average of $184,700. Elevated housing costs often induce financial strain among residents. When individuals grapple with the challenges of affording housing, they may find themselves compelled to resort to criminal activities as a means of addressing their financial hardships, including acts like theft or fraud. This predicament is particularly pronounced in areas where housing affordability poses a persistent issue, giving rise to heightened concerns regarding crime. In such instances, some individuals and families may find themselves constrained to reside in cramped or subpar housing conditions, exacerbating stress levels and potentially fostering domestic disputes and associated criminal incidents.

Marysville crime map

The Marysville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Marysville as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Marysville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Marysville crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Marysville crime rates are 22% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Marysville are 96% higher than the national average
  • In Marysville you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Marysville is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Marysville has decreased by 41%

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        Daily Crime In Marysville (per 100,000 people)

        The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Marysville, CA per 100,000 people. In Marysville, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.00 times less than the California average and 1.22 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Marysville is 1.45 times more than the California average and 1.96 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Marysville has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times less than the California average and 1.08 times more than the overall daily national average.

        How Safe is Marysville (higher is better)

        How safe is Marysville, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Marysville is safer than 16% of the cities in California and 11% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Marysville. Overall, Marysville is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Marysville

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Marysville is 1 in 139
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marysville is 1 in 48
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Marysville is 1 in 36
        Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Marysville? In Marysville, CA you have a 1 in 139 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 48 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Marysville.

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

        The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Marysville is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Marysville has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 36% in Marysville, while property crimes in Marysville have decreased by 43%. Total crime has decreased by 41% year over year.

        Marysville police department

        Item Marysville California National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3051,506558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.63.3
        There are a total of 30 Marysville police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.2% less than the California average and 24.7% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in California

        State Total offenders California /100K National /100K
        There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

        Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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        Wheatland, CA3,63101,0251,025
        Sheridan, CA1,1202311,0841,315
        Loma Rica, CA2,9092421,1341,376
        Sutter, CA2,7893181,4921,810
        Gridley, CA7,1544221,8782,300
        Rio Oso, CA4144912,3032,794
        Yuba City, CA66,6605502,2642,814
        Marysville, CA12,4677242,1162,840

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        Source: The Marysville, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.