Reported Annual Crime In Gallup

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGallup/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,421n/a (estimate)10,7024,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGallup/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.45.64.9
Rape20n/a88.480.238.6
Robbery86n/a380.1119.2101.9
Assault245n/a1,083.0451.2237.8
Violent crime352n/a (estimate)1,556656373
Burglary323n/a1,427.8819.4491.4
Theft1,615n/a7,138.82,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft131n/a579.1408.9220.2
Property crime2,069n/a (estimate)9,1463,6972,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Gallup, NM. The total number of reported crimes in Gallup, NM is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Gallup, NM crime rate is 146% higher than the New Mexico average and is 274% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Gallup, NM has a violent crime rate that is 137% higher than the New Mexico average and 318% higher than the national average. For property crime, Gallup, NM is 147% higher than the New Mexico average and 268% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gallup is 274% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 29.32 daily crimes that occur in Gallup.
  • Gallup is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gallup you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gallup has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Gallup (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Gallup, NM per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Mexico as well as national figures. In Gallup, NM the total number of daily crimes is 2.46 times more than the New Mexico average and 3.74 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Gallup, NM are 2.37 times more than the New Mexico average and 4.18 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Gallup, NM has a daily crime rate that is 2.47 times more than the New Mexico average and 3.68 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Gallup (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Mexico and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Gallup, NM? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Gallup, NM has been ranked safer than 0% of other cities in the state of New Mexico. In addition, Gallup, NM is safer than 0% 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 Gallup, NM. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Gallup, NM is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gallup

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gallup is 1 in 65
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gallup is 1 in 11
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gallup is 1 in 10
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Gallup, NM? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Gallup, NM your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 65. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 11 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 Gallup, NM is 1 in 10.

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

The year over year crime rate for Gallup, NM is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Gallup, 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 28% in Gallup, NM, while property crimes in Gallup, NM have decreased by 14%. Crimes in total for Gallup, NM have decreased by 16% year over year.

Gallup police department

ItemGallupNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)753,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.43.3
There are a total of 75 Gallup police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.9% less than the New Mexico average and 2.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Church Rock, NM1,0583672,0692,436
Twin Lakes, NM8951,0605,9747,034
Yah-ta-hey, NM4071,0605,9747,034
Rock Springs, NM2771,0605,9747,034
Gallup, NM22,1891,5569,14610,701

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Alliance, OH22,1965953,2063,801
Millbrae, CA22,1771791,1001,278
Brent, FL22,1757034,2804,983
East Patchogue, NY22,2033821,6111,992
Bloomingdale, IL22,2082471,2781,525
Gallup, NM22,1891,5569,14610,701
Source: The Gallup, 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.