The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Merriam, KS. These figures on reported criminal activity in Merriam, KS, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Merriam, KS is 98% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Kansas, and when compared with the national average, is 131% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Merriam, KS has 10% lower than violent crime rate than Kansas average, while remaining 5% lower than the national average. In property crime, Merriam, KS is 114% higher than the average of Kansas and is 154% higher than the national average.