Merrill, WI Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
183
Total Crimes
2,029.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-18.06%
Below National Average
278 out of 336
In Wisconsin
6,190 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Merrill, WI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Merrill is 2,029.5 per 100,000 people. That's -18.06% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 15.01% higher than the Wisconsin total crime rate of 1,764.6 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
4
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 183 2,029.5 1,764.6 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 51.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 11 122.0 200.0 250.2
Violent Crime 14 155.3 293.2 366.7
Burglary 9 99.8 217.6 340.5
Larceny 156 1,730.1 1,127.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 44.4 126.8 219.9
Property Crime 169 1,874.2 1,471.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Merrill

14.0
Violent Crimes
155.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-57.66%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 644.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Merrill each year. That compares to a 1 in 341.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Merrill is 155.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -57.66% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -47.04% lower than the Wisconsin violent crime rate of 293.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Merrill

169.0
Property Crimes
1,874.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-11.17%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 53.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Merrill each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Merrill is 1,874.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -11.17% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 27.38% higher than the Wisconsin property crime rate of 1,471.4 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 38,507 677 1,758.1 1,353.0 405.1
Stevens Point, WI 26,095 315 1,207.1 996.4 210.8
Marshfield, WI 18,216 341 1,872.0 1,712.8 159.2
Kronenwetter, WI 8,095 47 580.6 494.1 86.5
Antigo, WI 7,720 376 4,870.5 4,546.6 323.8
Rhinelander, WI 7,615 146 1,917.3 1,746.6 170.7
Rothschild, WI 5,266 58 1,101.4 968.5 132.9
Tomahawk, WI 3,130 52 1,661.3 1,565.5 95.8
Edgar, WI 1,439 8 555.9 486.4 69.5
Athens, WI 1,078 11 1,020.4 742.1 278.3
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