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Farmington, NM crime analytics

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 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 34 per one thousand residents, Farmington has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 29. Within New Mexico, more than 91% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Farmington. In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found Farmington to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.A.

Importantly, when you compare Farmington to other communities of similar population, then Farmington crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Farmington 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 Farmington 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 Farmington.

For Farmington, 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 Farmington is one in 93.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Farmington's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Farmington 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 Farmington is one in 42.

Farmington Crime Data

 

Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Farmington Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

497

1,097

1,594

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

10.71

23.63

34.34

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
10.71
7.88
National Median: 4
    Farmington
    New Mexico

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 93

in Farmington

1 in 127

in New Mexico

Farmington VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 46,422
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 53 45 399
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.14 0.97 8.60

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
23.63
30.93
National Median: 19
    Farmington
    New Mexico

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in Farmington

1 in 32

in New Mexico

Farmington Property CRIMES

Population: 46,422
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 175 792 130
Rate per 1,000 3.77 17.06 2.80

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Farmington Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
50
23
National Median: 26.8
    Farmington
    New Mexico