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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 61%
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 peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)946 (estimate)2,9722,489
Murdern/an/an/a3.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a67.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a63.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a246.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)121 (estimate)381379
Burglaryn/an/an/a348.4340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a384.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)825 (estimate)2,5912,110

Key findings

  • Meridian crime rates are 62% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Meridian are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Meridian you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Meridian is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Meridian has decreased by 3%

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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 825
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Meridian is 1 in 122
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Meridian is 1 in 106

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

      Meridian police department

      ItemMeridianColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a9.63.3

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Inverness, CO1,18953364417
      Columbine Valley, CO1,1900461461
      Holly Hills, CO2,68496654751
      Castle Pines Village, CO4,51899673772
      Ponderosa Park, CO3,226114777892
      Bow Mar, CO1,04701,0431,043
      Castle Pines, CO10,3891459871,132
      Meridian, CO3,327121825946

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sugar Creek, MO3,3277343,3654,099
      Crestview Hills, KY3,32750435485
      Cassville, MO3,3284517,9658,416
      West Point, VA3,32692830922
      Beulah, ND3,328125531656
      Meridian, CO3,327121825946
      Source: The Meridian, CO 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.