Reported Annual Crime In Hobbs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHobbs/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,985n/a (estimate)5,2354,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHobbs/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.65.64.9
Rape32n/a84.480.238.6
Robbery33n/a87.0119.2101.9
Assault209n/a551.2451.2237.8
Violent crime275n/a (estimate)725656373
Burglary371n/a978.5819.4491.4
Theft1,231n/a3,246.62,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft108n/a284.8408.9220.2
Property crime1,710n/a (estimate)4,5103,6972,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Hobbs, NM. All reported Hobbs, 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 Hobbs, 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 Hobbs, NM, the rate is 11% higher than compared to the New Mexico average, and 95% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Hobbs, NM comes in at 22% higher than to the average seen in New Mexico, and 81% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hobbs is 83% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.34 daily crimes that occur in Hobbs.
  • Hobbs is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hobbs you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hobbs has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Hobbs (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Hobbs, NM per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New Mexico and on a national scale. In Hobbs, NM the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.20 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.83 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Hobbs, NM is 1.11 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.95 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Hobbs, NM has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.81 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Hobbs (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Hobbs, NM compared to other areas of New Mexico, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Hobbs, NM safer than 29% when compared to other New Mexico cities, and 9% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in New Mexico, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Hobbs, NM. At this time, Hobbs, NM sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hobbs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hobbs is 1 in 138
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hobbs is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hobbs is 1 in 20
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Hobbs, 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 Hobbs, NM, you have a 1 in 138 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 23. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Hobbs, NM is 1 in 20.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Hobbs, NM is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Hobbs, NM has increased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Hobbs, NM has increased by 4%. The total crime rate in Hobbs, NM has increased by 5% year to year.

Hobbs police department

ItemHobbsNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)843,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.44.43.3
There are a total of 84 Hobbs police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.8% less than the New Mexico average and 25.6% 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
North Hobbs, NM5,8693962,2302,626
Monument, NM2446553,6894,344
Nadine, NM2978094,5585,367
Hobbs, NM35,3437254,5105,235

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tupelo, MS35,3452482,5512,799
Merrillville, IN35,2621353,3313,466
University City, MO35,2266023,8314,433
Columbia, TN35,2075913,2173,807
Royal Palm Beach, FL35,4822812,3182,599
Hobbs, NM35,3437254,5105,235
Source: The Hobbs, 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.