Reported Annual Crime In Meridian

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeridian/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,647 (estimate)3,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeridian/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.84.9
Rapen/an/an/a44.638.6
Robberyn/an/an/a116.3101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a246.6237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)209 (estimate)412373
Burglaryn/an/an/a557.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a245.7220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,438 (estimate)2,8312,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Meridian is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.51 daily crimes that occur in Meridian.
  • Meridian is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Meridian you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Meridian has increased by 11%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Meridian

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Meridian is 1 in 478
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Meridian is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of crime in Meridian is 1 in 61

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

Meridian police department

ItemMeridianTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)246,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.03.3
There are a total of 2 Meridian police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.3% less than the Texas average and 59.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clifton, TX3,4001509911,141
Cranfills Gap, TX2813682,5312,899
Iredell, TX3685383,6994,238
Walnut Springs, TX7986014,1274,727
Blum, TX5026204,2644,884
Meridian, TX1,6922091,4381,647

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fort Fairfield, ME1,692591,4491,508
Bellville, OH1,6921071,4451,552
Orchard Grass Hills, KY1,69259584642
Wilber, NE1,692541,6091,663
Hillsboro, ND1,6926363126
Meridian, TX1,6922091,4381,647
Source: The Meridian, TX 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.