Reported Annual Crime In Artesia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArtesia/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime649n/a (estimate)5,3284,6402,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArtesia/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a16.46.75.3
Rape5n/a41.173.340.4
Robbery6n/a49.3131.5102.8
Assault96n/a788.2491.0248.5
Violent crime109n/a (estimate)895703386
Burglary171n/a1,403.9830.4468.9
Theft337n/a2,766.82,542.41,745.0
Vehicle theft32n/a262.7564.3236.9
Property crime540n/a (estimate)4,4343,9372,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Artesia, NM. These figures on reported criminal activity in Artesia, NM, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Artesia, NM is 15% higher than the average of the whole of the state of New Mexico, and when compared with the national average, is 88% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Artesia, NM has 27% higher than violent crime rate than New Mexico average, while remaining 132% higher than the national average. In property crime, Artesia, NM is 13% higher than the average of New Mexico and is 81% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Atoka, NM6337594,2555,013
Lake Arthur, NM4249935,5706,563
Artesia, NM11,4948954,4345,328

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Artesia is 88% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.6 daily crimes that occur in Artesia.
  • Artesia is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Artesia you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Artesia has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Artesia (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Artesia, NM per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New Mexico and on a national scale. In Artesia, NM the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.15 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.88 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Artesia, NM is 1.27 times more than the New Mexico average and 2.32 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Artesia, NM has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.13 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.81 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Artesia (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Artesia, NM in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Mexico as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Artesia, NM to other cities in the state and across the country, Artesia, NM is 13% safer than other cities of New Mexico and 6% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Mexico cities and all around the United States, Artesia, NM has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Artesia, NM crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Artesia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Artesia is 1 in 112
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Artesia is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Artesia is 1 in 19
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Artesia, NM? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Artesia, NM your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 112. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 23 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Artesia, NM is 1 in 19.

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

Determining whether Artesia, NM is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Artesia, NM has decreased by 24% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 10% year over year. Total crimes for Artesia, NM has decreased by 12% in the same time frame.

Artesia police department

ItemArtesiaNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)503,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.44.43.3
There are a total of 50 Artesia police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.4% less than the New Mexico average and 34.4% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shiloh, PA11,4932881,5871,875
Davidson, NC11,492721,0991,171
Wallington, NJ11,487681,2621,330
Cedarburg, WI11,48517705722
River Edge, NJ11,48343506548
Artesia, NM11,4948954,4345,328
Source: The Artesia, 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.