New Mexico
Crime



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Crime Rates for New Mexico

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

New Mexico Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17,949

71,657

89,606

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.57

34.20

42.76

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Mexico 8.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 117

in New Mexico

New Mexico VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,095,428
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 167 1,354 2,830 13,598
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.65 1.35 6.49

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Mexico 34.20

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in New Mexico

New Mexico Property CRIMES

Population: 2,095,428
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 16,088 45,390 10,179
Rate per 1,000 7.68 21.66 4.86

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
New Mexico 25