Reported Annual Crime In Meridian

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeridian/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,559 (estimate)3,0022,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeridian/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a51.141.7
Robberyn/an/an/a114.098.0
Assaultn/an/an/a268.8248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)228 (estimate)439394
Burglaryn/an/an/a473.7430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a240.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,331 (estimate)2,5632,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Meridian is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.27 daily crimes that occur in Meridian.
  • Meridian is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Meridian you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Meridian has decreased by 5%.

Compare Meridian, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Meridian (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Meridian (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Meridian

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Meridian is 1 in 439
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Meridian is 1 in 76
The chance of being a victim of crime in Meridian is 1 in 65

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

Meridian police department

ItemMeridianTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)246,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.03.3
There are a total of 2 Meridian police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.3% less than the Texas average and 59.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clifton, TX3,3851181,2121,330
Iredell, TX3775553,2423,798
Cranfills Gap, TX2956293,6714,299
Blum, TX4066543,8184,472
Walnut Springs, TX8686864,0044,689
Morgan, TX6447084,1334,840
Meridian, TX1,6352281,3311,559

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hilldale, PA1,63587459546
Seaside Park, NJ1,6352571,6711,928
Colmar Manor, MD1,6357461,9002,646
Beech Mountain Lakes, PA1,63573385458
Oriole Beach, FL1,636116713828
Meridian, TX1,6352281,3311,559
Source: The Meridian, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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