Reported Annual Crime In Albuquerque

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlbuquerque/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39,399n/a (estimate)7,0394,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlbuquerque/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder43n/a7.75.64.9
Rape404n/a72.280.238.6
Robbery1,686n/a301.2119.2101.9
Assault3,273n/a584.8451.2237.8
Violent crime5,406n/a (estimate)966656373
Burglary5,996n/a1,071.3819.4491.4
Theft22,818n/a4,076.72,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft5,179n/a925.3408.9220.2
Property crime33,993n/a (estimate)6,0733,6972,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Albuquerque, NM. All reported Albuquerque, NM crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Albuquerque, NM overall crime rate is 62% higher than in comparison to the New Mexico average; and is also 146% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Albuquerque, NM, the rate is 47% higher than compared to the New Mexico average, and 159% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Albuquerque, NM comes in at 64% higher than to the average seen in New Mexico, and 144% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Albuquerque is 146% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.29 daily crimes that occur in Albuquerque.
  • Albuquerque is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Albuquerque you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Albuquerque has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Albuquerque (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Albuquerque, NM per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New Mexico and on a national level. In Albuquerque, NM the total number of daily crimes is 1.62 times more than the New Mexico average and 2.46 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Albuquerque, NM is 1.47 times more than the New Mexico average and 2.59 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Albuquerque, NM has a daily crime rate that is 1.64 times more than the New Mexico average and 2.44 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Albuquerque (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Albuquerque, NM area in comparison to other New Mexico communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Albuquerque, NM being safer than 5% of cities in New Mexico and 2% 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 Albuquerque, NM. In conclusion, Albuquerque, NM now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Albuquerque

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Albuquerque is 1 in 104
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Albuquerque is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Albuquerque is 1 in 15
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Albuquerque, NM? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Albuquerque, NM, then there is a 1 in 104 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 17. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 15 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Albuquerque, NM.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Albuquerque, 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 Albuquerque, NM has increased by 9%, the amount of property crime in Albuquerque, NM has increased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in Albuquerque, NM has increased by 11% year to year.

Albuquerque police department

ItemAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,4133,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.43.3
There are a total of 1,413 Albuquerque police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.1% less than the New Mexico average and 21.9% less 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
Sandia Heights, NM3,239125704829
Corrales, NM8,4261791,0631,242
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM6,0742131,2021,416
Carnuel, NM1,3032201,2391,458
Cedro, NM2882811,5841,866
Albuquerque, NM553,5769666,0737,039

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Albuquerque, NM553,5769666,0737,039
Source: The Albuquerque, 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.