Crime Trend in New Mexico

There were 17,450 violent crimes, 181 murders, 65,269 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in New Mexico

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 17,450 832.2 [51]
2018 17,637 842.8 [51]
2017 16,359 783.5 [52]
2016 14,585 699.4 [52]
2015 13,681 656.1 [53]
2014 12,465 597.7 [53]
2013 12,443 596.7 [54]
2012 11,660 559.6 [54]
2011 11,817 567.5 [55]
2010 12,147 588.0 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in New Mexico

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 181 8.6 [51]
2018 153 7.3 [51]
2017 148 7.1 [52]
2016 139 6.7 [52]
2015 117 5.6 [53]
2014 101 4.8 [53]
2013 125 6.0 [54]
2012 116 5.6 [54]
2011 156 7.5 [55]
2010 140 6.8 [55]

The number of robberies in New Mexico

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 2,341 111.6 [51]
2018 2,646 126.4 [51]
2017 3,722 178.3 [52]
2016 2,737 131.2 [52]
2015 2,485 119.2 [53]
2014 2,086 100.0 [53]
2013 1,810 86.8 [54]
2012 1,847 88.6 [54]
2011 1,722 82.7 [55]
2010 1,616 78.2 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in New Mexico

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 13,640 650.5 [51]
2018 13,536 646.8 [51]
2017 11,230 537.8 [52]
2016 10,182 488.2 [52]
2015 9,407 451.2 [53]
2014 8,797 421.8 [53]
2013 9,382 449.9 [54]
2012 8,740 419.5 [54]
2011 9,082 436.2 [55]
2010 9,432 456.6 [55]

The number of property crimes in New Mexico

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 65,269 3112.7 [51]
2018 70,722 3379.4 [51]
2017 82,306 3941.7 [52]
2016 81,930 3928.7 [52]
2015 77,094 3697.4 [53]
2014 73,877 3542.3 [53]
2013 77,256 3704.8 [54]
2012 75,094 3604.2 [54]
2011 73,534 3531.5 [55]
2010 70,776 3425.9 [55]

The number of burglaries in New Mexico

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 14,610 696.8 [51]
2018 16,102 769.4 [51]
2017 17,917 858.1 [52]
2016 17,280 828.6 [52]
2015 17,085 819.4 [53]
2014 18,505 887.3 [53]
2013 21,476 1029.9 [54]
2012 21,384 1026.3 [54]
2011 21,423 1028.9 [55]
2010 21,023 1017.6 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in New Mexico

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 41,702 1988.8 [51]
2018 44,592 2130.8 [51]
2017 52,617 2519.9 [52]
2016 52,907 2537.0 [52]
2015 51,483 2469.1 [53]
2014 49,082 2353.4 [53]
2013 49,875 2391.8 [54]
2012 48,247 2315.6 [54]
2011 46,703 2242.9 [55]
2010 44,503 2154.2 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in New Mexico

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 8,957 427.2 [51]
2018 10,028 479.2 [51]
2017 11,772 563.8 [52]
2016 11,743 563.1 [52]
2015 8,526 408.9 [53]
2014 6,290 301.6 [53]
2013 5,905 283.2 [54]
2012 5,463 262.2 [54]
2011 5,408 259.7 [55]
2010 5,250 254.1 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

The crime rates in all states

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