Reported Annual Crime In Meridian

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeridian/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,638n/a (estimate)1,6511,8622,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeridian/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.95.3
Rape46n/a46.441.241.7
Robbery11n/a11.111.498.0
Assault92n/a92.7172.0248.9
Violent crime149n/a (estimate)150226383
Burglary216n/a217.7329.4430.4
Theft1,218n/a1,227.31,181.11,694.4
Vehicle theft55n/a55.4125.0237.4
Property crime1,489n/a (estimate)1,5001,6352,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Meridian, ID. All reported Meridian, ID crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Meridian, ID overall crime rate is 11% lower than in comparison to the Idaho average; and is also 40% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Meridian, ID, the rate is 34% lower than compared to the Idaho average, and 61% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Meridian, ID comes in at 8% lower than to the average seen in Idaho, and 36% lower than the overall national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Meridian is 40% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.52 daily crimes that occur in Meridian.
  • Meridian is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Meridian you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Meridian has increased by 30%.

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Daily Crime In Meridian (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Meridian, ID per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Idaho and on a national scale. In Meridian, ID the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.13 times less than the Idaho average and 1.66 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Meridian, ID is 1.51 times less than the Idaho average and 2.55 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Meridian, ID has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.09 times less than the Idaho average and 1.57 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Meridian (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Meridian, ID compared to other areas of Idaho, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Meridian, ID safer than 78% when compared to other Idaho cities, and 70% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Idaho, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Meridian, ID. At this time, Meridian, ID sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Meridian

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Meridian is 1 in 667
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Meridian is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in Meridian is 1 in 61
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Meridian, ID? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Meridian, ID, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 667. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 67 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Meridian, ID is 1 in 61.

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

Determining whether Meridian, ID is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Meridian, ID has increased by 40% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 30% year over year. Total crimes for Meridian, ID has increased by 31% in the same time frame.

Meridian police department

ItemMeridianIdahoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1111,868558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.43.3
There are a total of 111 Meridian police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.1% less than the Idaho average and 55.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Idaho

StateTotal offendersIdaho /100KNational /100K
Idaho3,969268222
There are a total of 3,969 sex offenders in Idaho. This yields a total of 268 sex offenders in Idaho per 100,000 residents which is 21% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hidden Springs, ID2,47435256292
Eagle, ID22,71195687782
Middleton, ID6,41694842935
Star, ID7,2551561,1251,281
Caldwell, ID50,2882561,9512,206
Kuna, ID17,0152681,9422,210
Boise, ID218,6772792,4452,724
Meridian, ID88,2471501,5001,651

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Newton, MA88,31755642696
Waukegan, IL88,1594102,2592,669
Edmond, OK88,3421661,3291,494
San Tan Valley, AZ88,5076643,8124,476
Toms River, NJ88,537681,6691,738
Meridian, ID88,2471501,5001,651
Source: The Meridian, ID 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.
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