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Total crime 87%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 87%
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 peopleMerton/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)336 (estimate)1,7652,489
Murdern/an/an/a3.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a38.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a51.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)56 (estimate)293379
Burglaryn/an/an/a217.6340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,127.01,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)280 (estimate)1,4712,110

Key findings

  • Merton crime rates are 87% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Merton are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Merton you have a 1 in 298 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Merton is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Merton has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Merton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Merton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Merton is 1 in 1792
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Merton is 1 in 357
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Merton is 1 in 298

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

      Merton police department

      ItemMertonWisconsinNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,355558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Wisconsin

      StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
      Wisconsin24,983456266
      There are a total of 24,983 sex offenders in Wisconsin. This yields a total of 456 sex offenders in Wisconsin per 100,000 residents which is 71% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Chenequa, WI4800166166
      Oconomowoc, WI16,28934194229
      Nashotah, WI1,42841206248
      Wales, WI2,56246231277
      North Prairie, WI2,39189311400
      Okauchee Lake, WI4,30076382458
      Dousman, WI2,49391459550
      Merton, WI3,53556280336

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hominy, OK3,5354141,5081,923
      Ranlo, NC3,5352291,4511,680
      Bardonia, NY3,53668262330
      Marshall, IL3,5361049131,017
      Warsaw, NY3,5362549701,224
      Merton, WI3,53556280336
      Source: The Merton, WI 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.