Reported Annual Crime In Merritt Island

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMerritt Island/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,828 (estimate)3,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMerritt Island/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.45.3
Rapen/an/an/a36.940.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.9102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a290.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)390 (estimate)430386
Burglaryn/an/an/a486.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a209.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,438 (estimate)2,6872,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Palm Shores, FL1,2421428881,030
Satellite Beach, FL10,495939871,080
South Patrick Shores, FL6,3981611,0091,170
Viera West, FL8,6802091,3091,518
Indian Harbour Beach, FL8,3811291,4201,549
Sharpes, FL2,9282791,7412,020
Rockledge, FL26,1443081,8992,206
Merritt Island, FL35,9163902,4382,828

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Merritt Island is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.75 daily crimes that occur in Merritt Island.
  • Merritt Island is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Merritt Island you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Merritt Island has decreased by 5%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Merritt Island

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Merritt Island is 1 in 257
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Merritt Island is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Merritt Island is 1 in 36

Year Over Year Crime In Merritt Island (per 100,000 people)

Merritt Island police department

ItemMerritt IslandFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Richfield, MN35,9122142,5212,736
Goldsboro, NC35,9241,0845,5736,657
Bell, CA35,9276412,1512,793
Pahrump, NV35,8999063,4574,363
Leavenworth, KS35,9486482,8703,518
Merritt Island, FL35,9163902,4382,828
Source: The Merritt Island, FL 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.