Reported Annual Crime In Aztec

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAztec/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime217n/a (estimate)3,4254,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAztec/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.64.9
Rape2n/a31.680.238.6
Robbery3n/a47.4119.2101.9
Assault37n/a584.1451.2237.8
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)663656373
Burglary38n/a599.8819.4491.4
Theft131n/a2,067.92,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a94.7408.9220.2
Property crime175n/a (estimate)2,7623,6972,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Aztec, 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 20% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Aztec, NM shows a crime rate that is 1% higher than the New Mexico average. The crime rate is also 78% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Aztec, NM is shown to be 25% lower than the New Mexico average and 11% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Aztec is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.38 daily crimes that occur in Aztec.
  • Aztec is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Aztec you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Aztec has increased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Aztec (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Aztec, NM per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Mexico as well as national figures. In Aztec, NM the total number of daily crimes is 1.27 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.20 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Aztec, NM are 1.01 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.78 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Aztec, NM has a daily crime rate that is 1.34 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.11 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Aztec (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Aztec, NM area in comparison to other New Mexico communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Aztec, NM being safer than 37% of cities in New Mexico and 14% 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 Aztec, NM. In conclusion, Aztec, NM now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Aztec

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Aztec is 1 in 151
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Aztec is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Aztec is 1 in 30
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Aztec, NM? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Aztec, NM you have a 1 in 151 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 37 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Aztec, NM.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Aztec, NM is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Aztec, NM has increased by 88%, while the property crime rate in Aztec, NM has increased by 17% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Aztec, NM has increased by 26% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Aztec police department

ItemAztecNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)153,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.24.43.3
There are a total of 15 Aztec police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49% less than the New Mexico average and 31.2% 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
Flora Vista, NM2,1151901,0731,263
West Hammond, NM2,8292391,3481,588
Spencerville, NM1,4192521,4181,670
Bloomfield, NM7,8774792,1272,606
La Plata, NM9565393,0383,577
Aztec, NM6,6196632,7623,425

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Barnesville, GA6,6174163,3243,740
Madison Park, NJ6,6162411,5371,778
South Monroe, MI6,6223941,7842,178
Folcroft, PA6,6153612,1232,484
Oneonta, AL6,6233613,1173,478
Aztec, NM6,6196632,7623,425
Source: The Aztec, 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.