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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 37%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsMerriman Valley/100k peopleAkron/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,3501,688 (estimate)4,2202,3492,489
Murder27n/a13.64.65.0
Rape181n/a91.549.042.6
Robbery328n/a165.875.781.6
Assault1,246n/a629.7163.9250.2
Violent crime1,782360 (estimate)901293379
Burglary1,686n/a852.0375.5340.5
Theft4,305n/a2,175.51,520.41,549.5
Vehicle theft577n/a291.6159.7219.9
Property crime6,5681,328 (estimate)3,3192,0562,110

Key findings

  • Merriman Valley crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Merriman Valley are 5% lower than the national average
  • In Merriman Valley you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Merriman Valley is safer than 92% of the cities in Ohio
  • Year over year crime in Akron has decreased by 6%

Merriman Valley crime map

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The Merriman Valley crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Merriman Valley as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Merriman Valley crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Merriman Valley (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Merriman Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Merriman Valley is 1 in 278
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Merriman Valley is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Merriman Valley is 1 in 60

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

      Akron police department

      ItemMerriman ValleyAkronOhio
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a46117,044
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.32.7

      Sex offenders in Ohio

      StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
      Ohio17,872156266
      There are a total of 17,872 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Broadview Heights, OH19,2571094104
      Reminderville, OH3,8620221221
      Boston Heights, OH1,20841289330
      Silver Lake, OH2,45246323368
      Brecksville, OH13,47073322396
      Richfield, OH3,65156392447
      North Royalton, OH30,30256394451
      Akron, OH198,5089013,3194,220

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shreveport, LA198,5717804,8995,679
      Huntington Beach, CA198,7241912,0532,244
      Glendale, CA197,8951141,6311,745
      Little Rock, AR197,6401,5176,1227,639
      Amarillo, TX197,5707203,8974,617
      Akron, OH198,5089013,3194,220
      Source: The Merriman Valley, Akron, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.