Chaparral, NM
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Chaparral has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Chaparral is 1 in 56. How does Chaparral fare compared to other communities in New Mexico of all population sizes? Chaparral's crime rate is lower than approximately 50% of New Mexico communities.

How does the crime rate in Chaparral compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Chaparral with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Chaparral's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Chaparral does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Chaparral.

For Chaparral, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Chaparral is one in 152.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Chaparral; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Chaparral Crime Data

 
Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Chaparral Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

98

167

265

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.59

11.22

17.81

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chaparral 6.59
New Mexico 6.56
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 152

in Chaparral

1 in 152

in New Mexico
Chaparral VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 14,878
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chaparral 11.22
New Mexico 36.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 89

in Chaparral

1 in 27

in New Mexico
Chaparral Property CRIMES
Population: 14,878
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Chaparral Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Chaparral 4
New Mexico 26

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