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New Mexico Crime Statistics and Rates Report (NM)

New Mexico crime statistics indicate a total downward trend in crime based on data from 13 years when violent crime was decreasing and property crime was decreasing.

Based on this report, the crime rate in New Mexico for 2017 is expected to be lower than in 2012 when the state violent crime rate was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 44.51% and the state property crime rate was higher than the national property crime rate average by 25.93%.


Property and Violent Crime

New Mexico Property Crime
New Mexico Violent Crime
2012 Crime (Actual Data)Incidents
Aggravated Assault8,740
Forcible Rape957
Larceny and Theft48,247
Motor Vehicle Theft5,463
Murder and Manslaughter116
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)86,754
Property Crime75,094
Violent Crime11,660

State versus National Crime Comparison

New Mexico Property Crime vs. National Comparison

New Mexico Violent Crime vs. National Comparison

New Mexico crime rates by city (Large cities)


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