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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 4%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsMerriwood/100k peopleOakland/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime33,3882,367 (estimate)7,6922,7722,489
Murder78n/a18.04.35.0
Rape372n/a85.737.542.6
Robbery2,859n/a658.7132.481.6
Assault2,211n/a509.4267.1250.2
Violent crime5,520175 (estimate)1,272441379
Burglary2,599n/a598.8386.1340.5
Theft20,228n/a4,660.41,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft5,041n/a1,161.4358.8219.9
Property crime27,8682,192 (estimate)6,4212,3312,110

Key findings

  • Merriwood crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Merriwood are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Merriwood you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Merriwood is safer than 74% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Oakland has increased by 15%

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      Daily Crime In Merriwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Merriwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Merriwood is 1 in 572
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Merriwood is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Merriwood is 1 in 43

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

      Oakland police department

      ItemMerriwoodOaklandCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a89151,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.6

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00062327389
      Castle Hill, CA1,20262327389
      Norris Canyon, CA1,04662327389
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12362327389
      Reliez Valley, CA3,59584444528
      San Miguel, CA3,21484444528
      Danville, CA43,75851658709
      Oakland, CA412,0401,2726,4217,692

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Minneapolis, MN404,6709264,5175,443
      Tulsa, OK399,9069875,3116,298
      Miami, FL432,6225933,6684,261
      Cleveland, OH389,1651,5174,4675,984
      Wichita, KS388,0331,1415,3226,463
      Oakland, CA412,0401,2726,4217,692
      Source: The Merriwood, Oakland, CA 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.