Los Lunas, NM
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Los Lunas, NM crime analytics


With a crime rate of 51 per one thousand residents, Los Lunas 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 20. Within New Mexico, more than 86% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Los Lunas.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a village's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 15,336, Los Lunas has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Los Lunas does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Los Lunas.

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

For Los Lunas, 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 Los Lunas is one in 107.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Los Lunas is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Los Lunas, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 42 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Los Lunas 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 Los Lunas is one in 189.

Los Lunas Crime Data

 
Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Los Lunas Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

143

641

784

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

9.32

41.80

51.12

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Los Lunas 9.32
New Mexico 6.56
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 107

in Los Lunas

1 in 152

in New Mexico
Los Lunas VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,336
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 * 10 126
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.46 0.65 8.22
* 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
Los Lunas 41.80
New Mexico 36.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Los Lunas

1 in 27

in New Mexico
Los Lunas Property CRIMES
Population: 15,336
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 103 457 81
Rate per 1,000 6.72 29.80 5.28
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

Los Lunas Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Los Lunas 54
New Mexico 26