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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 33%
Property crime 19%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeraux/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,840 (estimate)3,5242,346
Murdern/an/an/a15.86.5
Rapen/an/an/a46.038.4
Robberyn/an/an/a80.773.9
Assaultn/an/an/a497.0279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)515 (estimate)639388
Burglaryn/an/an/a510.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a2,107.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a266.9246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,325 (estimate)2,8841,958

Key findings

  • Meraux crime rates are 21% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Meraux are 33% higher than the national average
  • In Meraux you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Meraux is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Meraux has decreased by 5%

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The Meraux crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Meraux 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 Meraux crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Meraux (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Meraux

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Meraux is 1 in 195
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Meraux is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Meraux is 1 in 36

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

      Meraux police department

      ItemMerauxLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a7,311558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Louisiana

      StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
      Louisiana12,948286266
      There are a total of 12,948 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 8% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,1251848311,015
      Jean Lafitte, LA1,8882321,0491,282
      Barataria, LA1,0082571,1601,417
      Poydras, LA2,3943301,4901,820
      Belle Chasse, LA13,7093431,5461,889
      Arabi, LA4,5424772,1522,629
      Westwego, LA8,5456991,9872,686
      Meraux, LA6,7875152,3252,840

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Aspen, CO6,788531,7791,832
      Nyack, NY6,788188730918
      Portage Lakes, OH6,7852411,4441,685
      Hamilton, AL6,7843482,8293,177
      Dade City, FL6,7826313,9234,554
      Meraux, LA6,7875152,3252,840
      Source: The Meraux, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.