Reported Annual Crime In Española

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEspañola/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime743n/a (estimate)7,3564,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEspañola/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a9.95.64.9
Rape2n/a19.880.238.6
Robbery28n/a277.2119.2101.9
Assault234n/a2,316.8451.2237.8
Violent crime265n/a (estimate)2,624656373
Burglary190n/a1,881.2819.4491.4
Theft244n/a2,415.82,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft44n/a435.6408.9220.2
Property crime478n/a (estimate)4,7333,6972,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Española, NM for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Española, NM is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Española, NM crime rates are 69% higher than in comparison to the New Mexico mean and are 157% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Española, NM has a rate that is 300% higher than the New Mexico average; compared to the United States, it is 604% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Española, NM is 28% higher than its state's mean, and 90% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Española is 157% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.15 daily crimes that occur in Española.
  • Española is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Española you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Española has increased by 84%.

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Daily Crime In Española (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Española, 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 Española, NM the total number of daily crimes is 1.69 times more than the New Mexico average and 2.57 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Española, NM is 4.00 times more than the New Mexico average and 7.04 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Española, NM has a daily crime rate that is 1.28 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.90 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Española (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Española, NM area in comparison to other New Mexico communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Española, NM being safer than 10% of cities in New Mexico and 3% 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 Española, NM. In conclusion, Española, NM now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Española

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Española is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Española is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Española is 1 in 14
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Española, NM? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Española, NM, you have a 1 in 39 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 22. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Española, NM is 1 in 14.

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

The year over year crime rate for Española, NM is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Española, 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 increased by 360% in Española, NM, while property crimes in Española, NM have increased by 38%. Crimes in total for Española, NM have increased by 84% year over year.

Española police department

ItemEspañolaNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.43.3

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 Mesilla, NM2,0391558711,026
El Rancho, NM1,1801679391,106
Nambe, NM2,1501861,0481,234
White Rock, NM5,9772131,2021,416
El Valle de Arroyo Seco, NM1,4142471,3941,641
Española, NM10,2162,6244,7337,356

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Harrison, OH10,212192,8542,872
Vinings, GA10,2211441,1511,295
Manchester, TN10,2234905,7966,286
Portage, WI10,2272562,5932,850
Uniontown, PA10,2033603,7034,063
Española, NM10,2162,6244,7337,356
Source: The Española, 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.