Reported Annual Crime In Belen

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelen/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime542n/a (estimate)7,5834,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelen/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a14.05.64.9
Rape4n/a56.080.238.6
Robbery5n/a69.9119.2101.9
Assault111n/a1,552.9451.2237.8
Violent crime121n/a (estimate)1,693656373
Burglary110n/a1,538.9819.4491.4
Theft267n/a3,735.32,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft44n/a615.6408.9220.2
Property crime421n/a (estimate)5,8903,6972,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Belen, NM. These figures on reported criminal activity in Belen, 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 Belen, NM is 74% higher than the average of the whole of the state of New Mexico, and when compared with the national average, is 165% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Belen, NM has 158% higher than violent crime rate than New Mexico average, while remaining 354% higher than the national average. In property crime, Belen, NM is 59% higher than the average of New Mexico and is 137% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Belen is 165% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.77 daily crimes that occur in Belen.
  • Belen is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Belen you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Belen has decreased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Belen (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Belen, NM on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Mexico. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Belen, NM (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Mexico state wide, are 1.74 times more than the state average and 2.65 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Belen, NM on a daily bases are 2.58 times more than than New Mexico average and 4.54 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Belen, NM are 1.59 times more than the daily state average and 2.37 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Belen (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Mexico and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Belen, NM? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Belen, NM has been ranked safer than 7% of other cities in the state of New Mexico. In addition, Belen, NM is safer than 2% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Mexico and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Belen, NM. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Belen, NM is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belen

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belen is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belen is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Belen is 1 in 14
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Belen, NM? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Belen, NM your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 60. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 17 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 Belen, NM is 1 in 14.

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

The year over year crime rate for Belen, NM is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Belen, NM has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 13% in Belen, NM, while property crimes in Belen, NM have decreased by 18%. Crimes in total for Belen, NM have decreased by 17% year over year.

Belen police department

ItemBelenNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)223,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.43.3
There are a total of 22 Belen police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.8% less than the New Mexico average and 8.1% 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
El Cerro, NM2,9621971,1111,308
Las Maravillas, NM1,9252491,4051,654
Tome, NM1,5782871,6171,904
Bosque Farms, NM3,8865741,3821,956
Valencia, NM2,2582981,6821,980
Belen, NM7,2491,6935,8907,583

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Putnam, CT7,2492679921,259
Winooski, VT7,2502632,2162,480
Tell City, IN7,251282,0542,082
Orland Hills, IL7,2522961,5321,828
Escalon, CA7,2521482,2422,390
Belen, NM7,2491,6935,8907,583
Source: The Belen, 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.