The county of Marion had 3,217 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,295.01 per 100,000 residents. This is 75.23% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 22 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Marion also processed 821 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Allen and Belmont, Marion is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Marion is larceny/theft totaling 693, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Marion County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Marion tallied 22 violent crimes and 821 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Marion is higher by 75.23% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Marion are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 51-60.