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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 48%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeridian/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,710 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)590 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,120 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Meridian crime rates are 49% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Meridian are 56% higher than the national average
  • In Meridian you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Meridian is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Meridian has decreased by 2%

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      Daily Crime In Meridian (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Meridian

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Meridian is 1 in 170
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Meridian is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Meridian is 1 in 27

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

      Meridian police department

      ItemMeridianCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Colusa, CA5,9351021,3211,423
      Sutter, CA3,2042811,4841,765
      Williams, CA5,1603741,4211,795
      Arbuckle, CA3,2443041,6071,911
      Yuba City, CA66,1473592,7143,073
      College City, CA2065923,1293,720
      Meridian, CA4035903,1203,710

      Cities with similar population

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      El Portal, CA4033681,9452,313
      Schulter, OK4036104,0204,630
      Gayville, SD4034792,1242,602
      Blue Berry Hill, TX4034442,5332,977
      Shaft, MD4036972,9963,693
      Meridian, CA4035903,1203,710
      Source: The Meridian, CA 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.