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Crime in Merida, Mexico

Crime rates in Merida, Mexico

Level of crime
15.08 Very Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
55.56 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
33.20 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
19.44 Very Low
Worries car stolen
12.70 Very Low
Worries things from car stolen
23.02 Low
Worries attacked
14.68 Very Low
Worries being insulted
12.70 Very Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
10.71 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
26.19 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
31.75 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
17.06 Very Low
Problem corruption and bribery
54.76 Moderate

Safety in Merida, Mexico

Safety walking alone during daylight
93.25 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
79.37 High

Contributors: 63

Last update: April 2019

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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5 Comments so far

#Bart on Dec 23, 2018 :
We came to Merida last winter. Very pleased with the nice weather, the friendly people, the very low cost of living, we bought a house that we are renovating now. The downside of Merida is the noise and air pollution. Shop owners apparently think that playing loud music attracts costumers. Ofcourse the neighbor shop tries to attract the same clients and plays even louder...The local bus companies, of which there are at least 10 different, drive very noisy, stinking old diesel engines.
Regardless of these factors, we love the city and plan to live here for at least 6 month a year.
#Wren on Jul 05, 2018 :
Local people (Mexican) are not a problem. I am more bothered by other expats and their intolerances and attitudes.
#Louise on Jan 06, 2018 :
I live In north Florida and am considering retiring in Mexico. Visited Merida twice last year. In April, the temperature was 105° which was a lot hotter than Tallahassee. It was, the merit a resident said, I’m usually hot. The humidity was less than Tallahassee. In September, the temperature was about the same as Tallahassee. I liked that the cost of living is so low that one easily could afford to live in a house with a pool. The people were very friendly. It seemed very safe. It also was
#TrueBlue on Aug 09, 2017 :
Ming,
I'm glad to read you enjoyed your visit to Merida. I am curious as to how you found the climate. My research indicates that it is extremely humid, with high temperatures. I would love to move there, but am moving away from South Florida, from which I am a native and love, but it is getting waaay too hot for me! Please advise. Thank you.
#Ming on Jul 28, 2017 :
We have visited twice and with very pleasant exp (food's a bit simple for us but life's still tolerable if you jnow how to cook well), but the city is a very nice and safe place to settle in, retire or just visiting. Unfortunately we have to fly back to our hime country to care for our parents, but if possible would love to retire here. I'm gonna miss Merida a lot :(