Marietta, GA
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Marietta, GA crime analytics


With a crime rate of 48 per one thousand residents, Marietta 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 21. Within Georgia, more than 84% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Marietta.

Importantly, when you compare Marietta to other communities of similar population, then Marietta crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Marietta 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 Marietta 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 Marietta.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Marietta 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 Marietta; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 201. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Marietta experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Marietta is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Marietta, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 43 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Marietta has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Marietta is one in 358.

Marietta Crime Data

 

Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Marietta Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

294

2,519

2,813

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.98

42.65

47.62

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Marietta 4.98
Georgia 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 201

in Marietta

1 in 264

in Georgia

Marietta VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 59,067
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 7 16 * 128 143
Rate per 1,000 0.12 0.27 2.17 2.42
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

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
Marietta 42.65
Georgia 30.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Marietta

1 in 33

in Georgia

Marietta Property CRIMES

Population: 59,067
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 361 1,993 165
Rate per 1,000 6.11 33.74 2.79

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

Marietta Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Marietta 121
Georgia 30