Sunland Park, NM
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Sunland Park has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sunland Park is 1 in 74. How does Sunland Park fare compared to other communities in New Mexico of all population sizes? Sunland Park's crime rate is lower than approximately 59% of New Mexico communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Sunland Park's violent crime rate is 1 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 Sunland Park is one in 886.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Sunland Park; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Sunland Park Crime Data

 
Crime Index

56

(100 is safest)


Safer than 56% of U.S. Cities

Sunland Park Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

196

214

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.13

12.30

13.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sunland Park 1.13
New Mexico 6.56
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 886

in Sunland Park

1 in 152

in New Mexico
Sunland Park VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,940
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 * 2 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.63 0.13 0.38
* 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
Sunland Park 12.30
New Mexico 36.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 81

in Sunland Park

1 in 27

in New Mexico
Sunland Park Property CRIMES
Population: 15,940
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 55 123 18
Rate per 1,000 3.45 7.72 1.13
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

Sunland Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sunland Park 18
New Mexico 26

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