Reported Annual Crime In Mercersville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMercersville/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,331 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMercersville/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.64.9
Rapen/an/an/a27.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a164.2101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a256.7237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)714 (estimate)457373
Burglaryn/an/an/a427.5491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,668.51,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a218.9220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,617 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mercersville is 51% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.87 daily crimes that occur in Mercersville.
  • Mercersville is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mercersville you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mercersville has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Mercersville (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mercersville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mercersville is 1 in 141
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mercersville is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mercersville is 1 in 24

Year Over Year Crime In Mercersville (per 100,000 people)

Mercersville police department

ItemMercersvilleMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.33.3

Sex offenders in Maryland

StateTotal offendersMaryland /100KNational /100K
Maryland8,157149222
There are a total of 8,157 sex offenders in Maryland. This yields a total of 149 sex offenders in Maryland per 100,000 residents which is 33% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shepherdstown, WV1,63247284331
Charles Town, WV5,46434413447
Bolivar, WV1,16265391456
Braddock Heights, MD2,451139703842
Myersville, MD1,859142718860
Mercersville, MD837143,6174,331

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Alluwe, OK836394,3675,005
Clinchport, VA833173,0153,332
Luzerne, IA833442,4622,806
Rexford, MT833502,6262,976
Ware Place, SC836113,9934,604
Mercersville, MD837143,6174,331
Source: The Mercersville, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.