Is Merrillville, Indiana a Safe Place to Live?

Merrillville, Indiana is a city with an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, which is close to the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in the United States. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chances of becoming a crime victim in Merrillville are 1 in 70. This puts Merrillville in the 62nd percentile of safety, meaning that 38% of cities are safer and 62% are more dangerous. This analysis applies only to the boundaries of Merrillville.

To get a better understanding of the safety of the area, you can look at the table of nearby places below or search for the site with Google or try the advanced search. The Dwellics analysis team assigned a score of 65.4 to Merrillville, Indiana (100 being the best). This score helps you find the safest places to live in the United States. In determining if Merrillville is a safe place to live, we look at factors such as air quality, water quality, crime rates, frequency of natural disasters, rates of substance abuse, cancer cases and more.

According to police records, Merrillville had 3.71 percent violent and 96.29 percent property crimes.

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