Reported Annual Crime In Carlsbad

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarlsbad/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,493n/a (estimate)5,2214,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarlsbad/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a7.05.64.9
Rape27n/a94.480.238.6
Robbery19n/a66.4119.2101.9
Assault113n/a395.2451.2237.8
Violent crime161n/a (estimate)563656373
Burglary288n/a1,007.2819.4491.4
Theft908n/a3,175.52,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft136n/a475.6408.9220.2
Property crime1,332n/a (estimate)4,6583,6972,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Carlsbad, NM. All reported Carlsbad, 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 Carlsbad, NM overall crime rate is 20% higher than in comparison to the New Mexico average; and is also 83% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Carlsbad, NM, the rate is 14% lower than compared to the New Mexico average, and 51% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Carlsbad, NM comes in at 26% higher than to the average seen in New Mexico, and 87% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carlsbad is 83% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.31 daily crimes that occur in Carlsbad.
  • Carlsbad is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Carlsbad you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Carlsbad has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Carlsbad (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Carlsbad, NM per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Mexico as well as national figures. In Carlsbad, NM the total number of daily crimes is 1.20 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.83 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Carlsbad, NM are 1.17 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.51 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Carlsbad, NM has a daily crime rate that is 1.26 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.87 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Carlsbad (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Carlsbad, 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 Carlsbad, NM to other cities in the state and across the country, Carlsbad, NM is 36% safer than other cities of New Mexico and 13% 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, Carlsbad, NM has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Carlsbad, NM crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carlsbad

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carlsbad is 1 in 178
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carlsbad is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Carlsbad is 1 in 20
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Carlsbad, NM? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Carlsbad, NM, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 178. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 22 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Carlsbad, NM is 1 in 20.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Carlsbad, 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 Carlsbad, NM has increased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Carlsbad, NM has increased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Carlsbad, NM has increased by 7% year to year.

Carlsbad police department

ItemCarlsbadNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)823,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.43.3
There are a total of 82 Carlsbad police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.3% less than the New Mexico average and 4.7% 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
La Huerta, NM1,46792519611
Loving, NM1,5243251,8322,157
Malaga, NM637574,2665,023
Livingston Wheeler, NM4447574,2685,025
Happy Valley, NM9308574,8285,685
Carlsbad, NM26,9965634,6585,221

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Saratoga Springs, NY26,9982101,9782,188
Stockbridge, GA26,9924613,6854,146
Redmond, OR27,0022643,6573,921
Aberdeen, SD26,9793401,9842,325
Easton, PA26,9772911,8852,176
Carlsbad, NM26,9965634,6585,221
Source: The Carlsbad, 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.