The county of Martin had 7,051 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,645.23 per 100,000 residents. This is 122.62% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 323 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Martin also processed 2,288 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alachua and Baker, Martin is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Martin is larceny/theft totaling 1,724, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Martin County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Martin tallied 323 violent crimes and 2,288 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Martin is higher by 122.62% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Martin are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 81-90.
Most of the felonies committed in Martin, 83.3%, are perpetrated by males. The remainder of 16.7% is committed by females.
Misdemeanors crime rates by race for Martin are as follows: 61.9% of the crimes were committed by White, and the remaining crimes 38.1% were committed by African Americans.