Marathon, FL
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The crime rate in Marathon is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Marathon is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Marathon is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Marathon has a crime rate that is higher than 57% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Marathon to other communities of similar population, then Marathon crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Marathon does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Marathon 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 Marathon.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Marathon occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Marathon; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 224. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Marathon's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Marathon a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Marathon is one in 44.

Marathon Crime Data

 
Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Marathon Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

39

200

239

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.46

22.86

27.31

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Marathon 4.46
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 224

in Marathon

1 in 217

in Florida
Marathon VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,750
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
Marathon 22.86
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Marathon

1 in 36

in Florida
Marathon Property CRIMES
Population: 8,750
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

Marathon Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Marathon 29
Florida 64

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