Meridian, ID Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,365
Total Crimes
1,227.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-50.44%
Below National Average
28 out of 59
In Idaho
4,075 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Meridian, ID?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Meridian is 1,227.6 per 100,000 people. That's -50.44% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -14.95% lower than the Idaho total crime rate of 1,443.3 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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Meridian SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Meridian
/ 100k People
Idaho
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,365 1,227.6 1,443.3 2,476.7
Murder 4 3.6 2.0 5.0
Robbery 7 6.3 8.7 81.6
Aggravated Assault 118 106.1 167.9 250.2
Violent Crime 177 159.2 223.8 366.7
Burglary 182 163.7 219.7 340.5
Larceny 964 866.9 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 42 37.8 87.9 219.9
Property Crime 1,188 1,068.4 1,219.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Meridian

177.0
Violent Crimes
159.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-56.59%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 628.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Meridian each year. That compares to a 1 in 446.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Meridian is 159.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -56.59% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -28.88% lower than the Idaho violent crime rate of 223.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Meridian

1,188.0
Property Crimes
1,068.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-49.36%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 93.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Meridian each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Meridian is 1,068.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -49.36% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -12.39% lower than the Idaho property crime rate of 1,219.5 per 100,000 people.

Meridian Crime Compared To Idaho Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Meridian

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Nampa, ID 98,208 2,073 2,110.8 1,799.2 311.6
Caldwell, ID 57,940 1,200 2,071.1 1,720.7 350.4
Middleton, ID 8,395 86 1,024.4 893.4 131.0
Emmett, ID 6,950 98 1,410.1 1,050.4 359.7
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