Marion, AL
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With a crime rate of 44 per one thousand residents, Marion has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Alabama, more than 80% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Marion.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 3,447, Marion has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Marion does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Marion.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Marion does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Marion.

For Marion, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Marion is one in 164.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Marion is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Marion, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Marion Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Marion Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

131

152

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.09

38.00

44.10

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Marion 6.09
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 164

in Marion

1 in 212

in Alabama

Marion VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,447
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Marion 38.00
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Marion

1 in 34

in Alabama

Marion Property CRIMES

Population: 3,447
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Marion Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Marion 14
Alabama 15

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