Reported Annual Crime In Merrill

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMerrill/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime317n/a (estimate)3,4642,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMerrill/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a10.94.05.3
Rape7n/a76.534.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.081.4102.8
Assault17n/a185.8186.3248.5
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)273306386
Burglary32n/a349.7336.1468.9
Theft255n/a2,786.91,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a54.6172.3236.9
Property crime292n/a (estimate)3,1911,9332,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Merrill, WI is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Merrill, WI. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Merrill, WI averages 55% higher than the rest of Wisconsin while the rate of crime on a national scale is 22% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Merrill, WI is 11% lower than the average rate of crime in Wisconsin and 29% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 65% higher than the remainder of the state of Wisconsin and 30% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Merrill, WI area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brokaw, WI1783091,9522,261
Merrill, WI9,4912733,1913,464

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Merrill is 22% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.49 daily crimes that occur in Merrill.
  • Merrill is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Merrill you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Merrill has increased by 50%.

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Daily Crime In Merrill (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Merrill, WI per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Wisconsin as well as national figures. In Merrill, WI the total number of daily crimes is 1.55 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.22 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Merrill, WI are 1.12 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.41 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Merrill, WI has a daily crime rate that is 1.65 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.30 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Merrill (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Wisconsin and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Merrill, WI? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Merrill, WI has been ranked safer than 11% of other cities in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, Merrill, WI is safer than 32% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Wisconsin and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Merrill, WI. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Merrill, WI is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Merrill

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Merrill is 1 in 367
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Merrill is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Merrill is 1 in 29
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Merrill, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Merrill, WI you have a 1 in 367 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Merrill, WI.

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

The year over year crime rate for Merrill, WI is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Merrill, WI has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 78% in Merrill, WI, while property crimes in Merrill, WI have increased by 48%. Crimes in total for Merrill, WI have increased by 50% year over year.

Merrill police department

ItemMerrillWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)259,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.43.3
There are a total of 25 Merrill police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.6% greater than the Wisconsin average and 20.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Wisconsin

StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
Wisconsin21,768397222
There are a total of 21,768 sex offenders in Wisconsin. This yields a total of 397 sex offenders in Wisconsin per 100,000 residents which is 79% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Northwest Harborcreek, PA9,4922911,6071,898
Kensington, CT9,4922001,5921,791
Rochelle, IL9,4924932,3182,811
Presque Isle, ME9,4943642,6563,019
St. Francis, WI9,4881361,9422,077
Merrill, WI9,4912733,1913,464
Source: The Merrill, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.