Reported Annual Crime In Alamogordo

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlamogordo/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,125n/a (estimate)3,6564,6402,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlamogordo/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.36.75.3
Rape5n/a16.373.340.4
Robbery7n/a22.8131.5102.8
Assault102n/a331.5491.0248.5
Violent crime115n/a (estimate)374703386
Burglary106n/a344.5830.4468.9
Theft861n/a2,798.42,542.41,745.0
Vehicle theft43n/a139.8564.3236.9
Property crime1,010n/a (estimate)3,2833,9372,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Alamogordo, NM is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 21% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Mexico. It is also 29% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Alamogordo, NM shows a crime rate that is 47% lower than the New Mexico average. The crime rate is also 3% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Alamogordo, NM is shown to be 17% lower than the New Mexico average and 34% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cloudcroft, NM5770586586
Boles Acres, NM2,3293061,7152,021
Tularosa, NM2,9163141,7112,026
La Luz, NM1,6113281,8402,168
High Rolls, NM5914782,6803,158
Alamogordo, NM31,2243743,2833,656

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alamogordo is 29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.02 daily crimes that occur in Alamogordo.
  • Alamogordo is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alamogordo you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alamogordo has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Alamogordo (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Alamogordo, NM for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New Mexico as well as those across America as a whole. The Alamogordo, NM total amount of daily offenses is 1.27 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.29 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Alamogordo, NM is 1.88 times less than the New Mexico average, and it is 1.03 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Alamogordo, NM has a daily crime figure that is 1.20 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.34 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Alamogordo (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Alamogordo, NM area in comparison to other New Mexico communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Alamogordo, NM being safer than 53% of cities in New Mexico and 26% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New Mexico cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Alamogordo, NM. In conclusion, Alamogordo, NM now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alamogordo

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alamogordo is 1 in 268
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alamogordo is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alamogordo is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Alamogordo, NM? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Alamogordo, NM you have a 1 in 268 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Alamogordo, NM.

Year Over Year Crime In Alamogordo (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Alamogordo, NM is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Alamogordo, NM has increased by 1%, the amount of property crime in Alamogordo, NM has increased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Alamogordo, NM has increased by 3% year to year.

Alamogordo police department

ItemAlamogordoNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1033,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.43.3
There are a total of 103 Alamogordo police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.5% less than the New Mexico average and 0.5% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Mexico

StateTotal offendersNew Mexico /100KNational /100K
New Mexico3,160156222
There are a total of 3,160 sex offenders in New Mexico. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in New Mexico per 100,000 residents which is 30% less than the national average.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Little River, FL31,2266333,9574,590
Ferry Pass, FL31,2045043,1473,650
North Tonawanda, NY31,2451801,8081,988
Parkersburg, WV31,1956664,4425,108
Fair Oaks, CA31,2564102,3502,759
Alamogordo, NM31,2243743,2833,656
Source: The Alamogordo, NM crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.