Tucumcari, NM
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The crime rate in Tucumcari is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Tucumcari is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Tucumcari is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Mexico, Tucumcari has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Tucumcari to other communities of similar population, then Tucumcari crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Tucumcari does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Tucumcari 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 Tucumcari.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Tucumcari occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Tucumcari; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 251. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Tucumcari's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Tucumcari a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Tucumcari is one in 42.

Tucumcari Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Tucumcari Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

20

121

141

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.98

24.08

28.06

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Tucumcari 3.98
New Mexico 6.56
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 251

in Tucumcari

1 in 152

in New Mexico
Tucumcari VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,025
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Tucumcari 24.08
New Mexico 36.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in Tucumcari

1 in 27

in New Mexico
Tucumcari Property CRIMES
Population: 5,025
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Tucumcari Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Tucumcari 15
New Mexico 26

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