Las Cruces Crime Rate Report (New Mexico)

Las Cruces crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 11 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Las Cruces for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Las Cruces in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 4.13% and the city property crime rate in Las Cruces was higher than the national property crime rate average by 51.5%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Las Cruces was lower than the violent crime rate in New Mexico by 28.62% and the city property crime rate in Las Cruces was higher than the property crime rate in New Mexico by 29.73%.
Las Cruces Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Las Cruces Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Las Cruces Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault332
Arson11
Burglary1,110
Forcible Rape11
Larceny and Theft3,026
Motor Vehicle Theft190
Murder and Manslaughter3
Robbery62
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,867
Property Crime4,326
Violent Crime408
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault373
Arson8
Burglary879
Forcible Rape12
Larceny and Theft2,256
Motor Vehicle Theft264
Murder and Manslaughter4
Robbery79
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)3,943
Property Crime3,402
Violent Crime468

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Las Cruces Property Crime Las Cruces Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Las Cruces Crime 2010 Las Cruces Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Las Cruces Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Las Cruces Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Las Cruces, New Mexico crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Las Cruces crime report data for 2014 was projected from 11 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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