Reported Annual Crime In Merrifield

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 peopleMerrifield/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)761 (estimate)1,8662,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMerrifield/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a34.342.6
Robberyn/an/an/a42.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a118.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)82 (estimate)200381
Burglaryn/an/an/a182.8376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,356.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)680 (estimate)1,6662,200
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Merrifield is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.09 daily crimes that occur in Merrifield.
  • Merrifield is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Merrifield you have a 1 in 132 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Merrifield has decreased by 10%.

Compare Merrifield, VA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Merrifield (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Merrifield (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Merrifield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Merrifield is 1 in 1226
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Merrifield is 1 in 148
The chance of being a victim of crime in Merrifield is 1 in 132

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

Merrifield police department

ItemMerrifieldVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.23.3

Sex offenders in Virginia

StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
Virginia18,938258222
There are a total of 18,938 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 258 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 16% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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Occoquan, VA9470182182
Mason Neck, VA2,13731261293
Moorefield Station, VA1,31435292327
Ravensworth, VA2,17536301337
Cabin John, MD1,95866285351
Somerset, MD1,21566285351
Garrett Park, MD1,05866285351
Merrifield, VA17,00082680761

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clarksdale, MS16,9943253,3413,666
Greenfield, CA16,9945491,0921,640
Bryn Mawr-Skyway, WA17,0143142,9693,283
Kuna, ID17,0152701,7352,005
North Liberty, IA16,9842879751,262
Merrifield, VA17,00082680761
Source: The Merrifield, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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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