Edgewood, NM
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Edgewood, NM crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

The crime rate in Edgewood is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Edgewood is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Edgewood is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Mexico, Edgewood has a crime rate that is higher than 69% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Edgewood to other communities of similar population, then Edgewood crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Edgewood does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Edgewood 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 Edgewood.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Edgewood's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Edgewood is one in 544.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Edgewood's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Edgewood a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Edgewood is one in 39.

Importantly, we found that Edgewood has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Edgewood is one in 381.

Edgewood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Edgewood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

97

104

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.84

25.49

27.33

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Edgewood 1.84
New Mexico 6.56

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 544

in Edgewood

1 in 152

in New Mexico

Edgewood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,805
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.84

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
Edgewood 25.49
New Mexico 36.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Edgewood

1 in 27

in New Mexico

Edgewood Property CRIMES

Population: 3,805
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 20 67 10
Rate per 1,000 5.26 17.61 2.63

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

Edgewood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Edgewood 2
New Mexico 26

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