Reported Annual Crime In Alamogordo

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlamogordo/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,103n/a (estimate)3,5414,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlamogordo/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a9.65.64.9
Rape15n/a48.280.238.6
Robbery6n/a19.3119.2101.9
Assault92n/a295.3451.2237.8
Violent crime116n/a (estimate)372656373
Burglary138n/a443.0819.4491.4
Theft815n/a2,616.32,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft34n/a109.1408.9220.2
Property crime987n/a (estimate)3,1683,6972,487
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 19% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Mexico. It is also 24% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Alamogordo, NM shows a crime rate that is 43% lower than the New Mexico average. The crime rate is also equal to the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Alamogordo, NM is shown to be 14% lower than the New Mexico average and 27% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alamogordo is 24% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.7 daily crimes that occur in Alamogordo.
  • Alamogordo is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alamogordo you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alamogordo has increased by 5%.

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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 1.23 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.24 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Alamogordo, NM is 1.76 times less than the New Mexico average, and it is 1.00 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Alamogordo, NM has a daily crime figure that is 1.17 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.27 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 54% of cities in New Mexico and 27% 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 269
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alamogordo is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alamogordo is 1 in 29
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 269 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 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 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 26%, the amount of property crime in Alamogordo, NM has increased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in Alamogordo, NM has increased by 5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cloudcroft, NM5774335771,010
Boles Acres, NM2,3292861,6111,897
La Luz, NM1,6113071,7282,035
Tularosa, NM2,9163511,9802,331
High Rolls, NM5914472,5172,963
Alamogordo, NM31,2243723,1683,541

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West Little River, FL31,2266804,1424,823
Ferry Pass, FL31,2045413,2943,835
North Tonawanda, NY31,2451361,5081,644
Parkersburg, WV31,1952303,4323,662
Fair Oaks, CA31,2563922,4102,802
Alamogordo, NM31,2243723,1683,541
Source: The Alamogordo, NM crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.