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Merrillville Crime Rate Report (Indiana)

Merrillville crime statistics report an overall upward trend in crime based on data from 18 years with violent crime increasing and property crime increasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Merrillville for 2019 is expected to be higher than in 2016.

The city violent crime rate for Merrillville in 2016 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 65.02% and the city property crime rate in Merrillville was higher than the national property crime rate average by 52.8%.

In 2016 the city violent crime rate in Merrillville was lower than the violent crime rate in Indiana by 65.68% and the city property crime rate in Merrillville was higher than the property crime rate in Indiana by 44.62%.

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

2016 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault20
Arson1
Burglary105
Larceny and Theft1,089
Motor Vehicle Theft127
Murder and Manslaughter5
Rape3
Robbery21
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)1,381
Property Crime1,321
Violent Crime49
2019 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault42
Arson0
Burglary165
Larceny and Theft1,193
Motor Vehicle Theft105
Murder and Manslaughter4
Rape4
Robbery32
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)1,523
Property Crime1,463
Violent Crime81

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Merrillville Property Crime

Merrillville Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Merrillville Crime 2016

Merrillville Crime 2019

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 2019 was projected from 18 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2016.

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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