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Merrillville Crime Rate Report (Indiana)

Merrillville crime statistics report an overall upward trend in crime based on data from 20 years with violent crime increasing and property crime increasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Merrillville for 2021 is expected to be higher than in 2019.

The city violent crime rate for Merrillville in 2019 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 62.05% and the city property crime rate in Merrillville was lower than the national property crime rate average by 20.84%.

In 2019 the city violent crime rate in Merrillville was lower than the violent crime rate in Indiana by 61.17% and the city property crime rate in Merrillville was lower than the property crime rate in Indiana by 15.26%.

Property and Violent Crime
Merrillville Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Merrillville Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Merrillville Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2019 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault13
Arson0
Burglary67
Larceny and Theft443
Motor Vehicle Theft70
Murder and Manslaughter3
Rape15
Robbery19
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)640
Property Crime580
Violent Crime50
2021 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault4
Arson0
Burglary73
Larceny and Theft823
Motor Vehicle Theft89
Murder and Manslaughter4
Rape9
Robbery25
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)1,044
Property Crime984
Violent Crime27

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Merrillville Property Crime

Merrillville Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Merrillville Crime 2019

Merrillville Crime 2021

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Merrillville Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Merrillville Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Merrillville, Indiana crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Merrillville crime report data for 2021 was projected from 20 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2019.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.



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