Reported Annual Crime In La Mesa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Mesa/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,637 (estimate)4,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Mesa/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.64.9
Rapen/an/an/a80.238.6
Robberyn/an/an/a119.2101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a451.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)850 (estimate)656373
Burglaryn/an/an/a819.4491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a408.9220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,788 (estimate)3,6972,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in La Mesa is 97% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.44 daily crimes that occur in La Mesa.
  • La Mesa is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In La Mesa you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in La Mesa has increased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In La Mesa (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Mesa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Mesa is 1 in 118
The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Mesa is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in La Mesa is 1 in 18

Year Over Year Crime In La Mesa (per 100,000 people)

La Mesa police department

ItemLa MesaNew 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
Mesilla, NM2,364121681802
San Pablo, NM1,0072021,1371,338
Vinton, TX1,5292161,4861,702
San Miguel, NM1,4263381,9052,243
La Union, NM1,2593531,9872,339
La Mesa, NM9738504,7885,637

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grand Ridge, FL9735953,6214,215
Cedar Hill, NM9735833,2833,865
Genoa, NE9733372,7483,085
Germantown, NY9734571,9282,385
Crab Orchard, KY9733053,0323,337
La Mesa, NM9738504,7885,637
Source: The La Mesa, 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.