Merrick, NY
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Merrick, NY crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Merrick is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 73% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Merrick is one in 106. Compared to communities within New York, Merrick‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 59% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Merrick, and we found that the crime rate in Merrick is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Merrick is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Merrick does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Merrick.

For Merrick, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Merrick than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1723, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Merrick is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Merrick than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 113.

Merrick Crime Data

 

Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Merrick Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

198

211

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.58

8.84

9.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Merrick 0.58
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,723

in Merrick

1 in 263

in New York State

Merrick VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 22,405
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Merrick 8.84
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 113

in Merrick

1 in 62

in New York State

Merrick Property CRIMES

Population: 22,405
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Merrick Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Merrick 41
New York State 41