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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 57%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleMerrydale/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,747 (estimate)3,5242,346
Murdern/an/an/a15.86.5
Rapen/an/an/a46.038.4
Robberyn/an/an/a80.773.9
Assaultn/an/an/a497.0279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)680 (estimate)639388
Burglaryn/an/an/a510.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a2,107.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a266.9246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,068 (estimate)2,8841,958

Key findings

  • Merrydale crime rates are 60% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Merrydale are 75% higher than the national average
  • In Merrydale you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Merrydale is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Merrydale has decreased by 5%

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The Merrydale crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Merrydale 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 Merrydale crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Merrydale (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Merrydale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Merrydale is 1 in 148
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Merrydale is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Merrydale is 1 in 27

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

      Merrydale police department

      ItemMerrydaleLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a7,311558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Louisiana

      StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
      Louisiana12,948286266
      There are a total of 12,948 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 8% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Addis, LA4,42015717174
      Westminster, LA3,103122549671
      Brusly, LA2,67538764802
      Inniswold, LA6,6602089381,146
      Oak Hills Place, LA8,3662241,0121,236
      Shenandoah, LA19,9992611,1771,437
      Village St. George, LA7,1873041,3711,675
      Merrydale, LA8,8846803,0683,747

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Maysville, KY8,8832172,9493,166
      Maysville, KY8,8832993,1973,496
      Powdersville, SC8,8884112,1052,515
      Scotchtown, NY8,8893621,4021,763
      Garden City, GA8,8891,3774,6125,989
      Merrydale, LA8,8846803,0683,747
      Source: The Merrydale, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.