Reported Annual Crime In Merrick

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMerrick/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)833 (estimate)1,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMerrick/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a30.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a120.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a225.0237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)160 (estimate)380373
Burglaryn/an/an/a223.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,303.01,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a77.4220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)674 (estimate)1,6042,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Merrick is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.28 daily crimes that occur in Merrick.
  • Merrick is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Merrick you have a 1 in 121 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Merrick has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Merrick (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Merrick

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Merrick is 1 in 627
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Merrick is 1 in 149
The chance of being a victim of crime in Merrick is 1 in 121

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

Merrick police department

ItemMerrickNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a109,351556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

Sex offenders in New York

StateTotal offendersNew York /100KNational /100K
New York21,601118222
There are a total of 21,601 sex offenders in New York. This yields a total of 118 sex offenders in New York per 100,000 residents which is 47% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Plandome, NY1,43053225278
Point Lookout, NY1,24653225278
Roslyn Estates, NY1,19453225278
Hewlett Harbor, NY1,25953225278
Upper Brookville, NY1,44753225278
Merrick, NY21,293160674833

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
East Moline, IL21,2943262,3842,710
St. Andrews, SC21,2986424,1974,839
Palm Springs, FL21,3025426,1196,661
Biddeford, ME21,3034824,7395,221
Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WA21,3131191,4551,574
Merrick, NY21,293160674833
Source: The Merrick, NY 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.