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Total crime 1%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 2%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMerrill/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,476 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)330 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,146 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Merrill crime rates are 1% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Merrill are 13% lower than the national average
  • In Merrill you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Merrill is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Merrill has increased by 3%

Merrill crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Merrill (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Merrill

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Merrill is 1 in 303
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Merrill is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Merrill is 1 in 41

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

      Merrill police department

      ItemMerrillIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Kingsley, IA1,436105685790
      Remsen, IA1,824112725837
      Hinton, IA8092261,4681,694
      Brunsville, IA1052481,6111,859
      Le Mars, IA9,8262401,6571,897
      North Sioux City, SD2,6232051,8762,080
      Oyens, IA883082,0032,311
      Merrill, IA8293302,1462,476

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bantam, CT8292201,7031,923
      Grass Valley, NV8296092,8653,474
      Raymond, IA8292341,5191,753
      Forest Hill, LA8298014,6145,415
      Correctionville, IA8293842,4942,878
      Merrill, IA8293302,1462,476
      Source: The Merrill, IA 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.