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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

Los Alamos is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (86%) and also has a lower crime rate than 87% of the communities in New Mexico, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Los Alamos is one in 219 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 40.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Los Alamos, and we found that the crime rate in Los Alamos is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Los Alamos is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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.

For Los Alamos, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Los Alamos than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1184, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

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 269.

Los Alamos Crime Data

 

Crime Index

86

(100 is safest)


Safer than 86% of U.S. Cities

Los Alamos Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

44

54

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.84

3.72

4.56

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.84
8.32
National Median: 4
    Los Alamos
    New Mexico

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,184

in Los Alamos

1 in 120

in New Mexico

Los Alamos VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,840
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
3.72
31.13
National Median: 21
    Los Alamos
    New Mexico

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 269

in Los Alamos

1 in 32

in New Mexico

Los Alamos Property CRIMES

Population: 11,840
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Los Alamos Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
5
23
National Median: 28.3
    Los Alamos
    New Mexico

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