Reported Annual Crime In Meriden

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeriden/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,204 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeriden/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)392 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,812 (estimate)2,0862,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Meriden is 13% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.78 daily crimes that occur in Meriden.
  • Meriden is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Meriden you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Meriden has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Meriden (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Meriden

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Meriden is 1 in 255
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Meriden is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Meriden is 1 in 32

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

Meriden police department

ItemMeridenIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marcus, IA1,146117842959
Paullina, IA1,034122875998
Cherokee, IA5,1134421,3851,826
Aurelia, IA9553432,4602,803
Granville, IA3623682,6373,005
Peterson, IA3003952,8343,230
Cleghorn, IA2163962,8363,232
Meriden, IA2093922,8123,204

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Trinidad, CA2093421,9642,306
Currie, MN2093713,2583,630
Daggett, MI2096442,6803,324
Zap, ND2093272,9923,319
Highwood, MT2094713,4343,904
Meriden, IA2093922,8123,204
Source: The Meriden, IA 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.