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Las Cruces Crime Rate Report (New Mexico)

Las Cruces crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 19 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Las Cruces for 2021 is expected to be lower than in 2019.

The city violent crime rate for Las Cruces in 2019 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 30.86% and the city property crime rate in Las Cruces was higher than the national property crime rate average by 69.72%.

In 2019 the city violent crime rate in Las Cruces was lower than the violent crime rate in New Mexico by 40.34% and the city property crime rate in Las Cruces was higher than the property crime rate in New Mexico by 15.04%.

Property and Violent Crime
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

2019 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault383
Arson3
Burglary654
Larceny and Theft2,746
Motor Vehicle Theft307
Murder and Manslaughter10
Rape64
Robbery57
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,248
Property Crime3,707
Violent Crime514
2021 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault246
Arson1
Burglary481
Larceny and Theft3,176
Motor Vehicle Theft294
Murder and Manslaughter8
Rape69
Robbery37
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,490
Property Crime3,949
Violent Crime360

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Las Cruces Property Crime

Las Cruces Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Las Cruces Crime 2019

Las Cruces Crime 2021

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 2021 was projected from 19 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2019.

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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