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Los Alamos, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Los Alamos is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 72% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Los Alamos is one in 145. Compared to communities within New Mexico, Los Alamos‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 77% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Los Alamos has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Los Alamos is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Los Alamos 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 Los Alamos.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Los Alamos'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 Los Alamos is one in 527.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Los Alamos is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Los Alamos than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 200.

Los Alamos Crime Data

 

Crime Index

72

(100 is safest)


Safer than 72% of U.S. Cities

Los Alamos Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

66

91

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.90

5.01

6.90

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.9
7.74
National Median: 4
    Los Alamos
    New Mexico

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 527

in Los Alamos

1 in 129

in New Mexico

Los Alamos VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,179
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
5.01
28.27
National Median: 19
    Los Alamos
    New Mexico

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 200

in Los Alamos

1 in 35

in New Mexico

Los Alamos Property CRIMES

Population: 13,179
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Los Alamos Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
8
22
National Median: 26.9
    Los Alamos
    New Mexico