Silver City, NM
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Silver City, 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

Silver City is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (63%) and also has a lower crime rate than 65% 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 Silver City is one in 93 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.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Silver City has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Silver City 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 Silver City 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 Silver City.

For Silver City, 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 Silver City than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1206, 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 Silver City 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 Silver City than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 100.

Silver City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Silver City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

96

104

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.83

9.95

10.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Silver City 0.83
New Mexico 7.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,206

in Silver City

1 in 128

in New Mexico

Silver City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,647
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
Silver City 9.95
New Mexico 39.42

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 100

in Silver City

1 in 25

in New Mexico

Silver City Property CRIMES

Population: 9,647
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

Silver City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Silver City 10
New Mexico 28

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