Grants, NM
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The crime rate in Grants is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 Grants is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, Grants is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Mexico, Grants has a crime rate that is higher than 67% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Grants occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Grants; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 220. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Grants's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Grants 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 Grants is one in 47.

Importantly, we found that Grants 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 Grants is one in 237.

Grants Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Grants Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

42

198

240

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.55

21.43

25.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Grants 4.55
New Mexico 6.56
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 220

in Grants

1 in 152

in New Mexico
Grants VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,239
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 * 8 28
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.65 0.87 3.03
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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
Grants 21.43
New Mexico 36.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 47

in Grants

1 in 27

in New Mexico
Grants Property CRIMES
Population: 9,239
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 80 79 39
Rate per 1,000 8.66 8.55 4.22
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

Grants Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Grants 16
New Mexico 26

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