Los Alamos, NM
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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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

Los Alamos is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (83%) and also has a lower crime rate than 86% 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 152 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 36.

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.

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 623.

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 201.

Los Alamos Crime Data

 

Crime Index

83

(100 is safest)


Safer than 83% of U.S. Cities

Los Alamos Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

59

78

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.60

4.98

6.59

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Los Alamos 1.60
New Mexico 7.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 623

in Los Alamos

1 in 128

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: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Los Alamos 4.98
New Mexico 39.42

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 201

in Los Alamos

1 in 25

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: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Los Alamos Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Los Alamos 7
New Mexico 28

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