The county of Marion had 696 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 2,266.68 per 100,000 residents. This is 206.71% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 59 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Marion also processed 171 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Aransas and Armstrong, Marion is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Marion is larceny/theft totaling 82, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Marion County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Marion tallied 59 violent crimes and 171 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Marion is higher by 206.71% than the national average.