Merrill, WI Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
158
Total Crimes
1,738.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-32.33%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Merrill, WI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Merrill is 1,738.0 per 100,000 people. That's -32.33% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -6.33% lower than the Wisconsin total crime rate of 1,855.3 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Merrill SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
3
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

How Does Merrill Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Merrill
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 158 1,738.0 1,855.3 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 1 11.0 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 15 165.0 193.7 246.8
Violent Crime 19 209.0 295.4 368.9
Burglary 15 165.0 242.5 376.0
Larceny 120 1,320.0 1,168.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 4 44.0 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 139 1,529.0 1,559.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Merrill

19
Violent Crimes
209.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-43.35%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 478.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Merrill each year. That compares to a 1 in 338.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Merrill is 209.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -43.35% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -29.26% lower than the Wisconsin violent crime rate of 295.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Merrill

139
Property Crimes
1,529.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-30.48%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 65.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Merrill each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Merrill is 1,529.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -30.48% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -1.98% lower than the Wisconsin property crime rate of 1,559.9 per 100,000 people.

Merrill Crime Compared To Wisconsin Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Wisconsin.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Merrill

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wausau, WI 38,682 745 1,926.0 1,618.3 307.6
Stevens Point, WI 26,233 432 1,646.8 1,494.3 152.5
Marshfield, WI 18,309 394 2,151.9 2,086.4 65.5
Kronenwetter, WI 7,813 46 588.8 460.8 128.0
Antigo, WI 7,720 376 4,870.5 4,546.6 323.8
Rhinelander, WI 7,535 213 2,826.8 2,548.1 278.7
Rothschild, WI 5,334 53 993.6 824.9 168.7
Tomahawk, WI 3,147 63 2,001.9 1,970.1 31.8
Edgar, WI 1,452 2 137.7 137.7 0.0
Athens, WI 1,086 3 276.2 276.2 0.0
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