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Meridian Crime Rate Report (Mississippi)

Meridian 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 Meridian for 2020 is expected to be higher than in 2016.

The city violent crime rate for Meridian in 2016 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 49.71% and the city property crime rate in Meridian was higher than the national property crime rate average by 87.93%.

In 2016 the city violent crime rate in Meridian was higher than the violent crime rate in Mississippi by 111.94% and the city property crime rate in Meridian was higher than the property crime rate in Mississippi by 66.38%.

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

Meridian Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2016 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault74
Arson5
Burglary693
Larceny and Theft985
Motor Vehicle Theft135
Murder and Manslaughter8
Rape24
Robbery128
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)2,055
Property Crime1,813
Violent Crime234
2020 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault54
Arson3
Burglary685
Larceny and Theft1,251
Motor Vehicle Theft168
Murder and Manslaughter10
Rape16
Robbery150
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)2,338
Property Crime2,096
Violent Crime230

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Meridian Property Crime

Meridian Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Meridian Crime 2016

Meridian Crime 2020

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Meridian Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Meridian Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Meridian, Mississippi 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 Meridian crime report data for 2020 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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