Marietta, OH
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With a crime rate of 42 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 24. Within Ohio, more than 93% 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 323. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

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 25, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Marietta Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Marietta Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

43

547

590

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.09

39.35

42.45

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Marietta 3.09
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 323

in Marietta

1 in 343

in Ohio
Marietta VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,900
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
Marietta 39.35
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Marietta

1 in 39

in Ohio
Marietta Property CRIMES
Population: 13,900
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

Marietta Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Marietta 67
Ohio 33