Reported Annual Crime In Lovington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLovington/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime290n/a (estimate)2,4044,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLovington/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.64.9
Rape12n/a99.580.238.6
Robbery3n/a24.9119.2101.9
Assault16n/a132.6451.2237.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)257656373
Burglary104n/a862.2819.4491.4
Theft149n/a1,235.32,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a49.7408.9220.2
Property crime259n/a (estimate)2,1473,6972,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lovington, NM is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 45% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Mexico. It is also 16% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lovington, NM shows a crime rate that is 61% lower than the New Mexico average. The crime rate is also 31% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lovington, NM is shown to be 42% lower than the New Mexico average and 14% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lovington is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.59 daily crimes that occur in Lovington.
  • Lovington is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lovington you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lovington has increased by 462%.

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Daily Crime In Lovington (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Lovington, 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 Lovington, NM the total number of daily crimes is 1.81 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.19 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Lovington, NM is 2.55 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.45 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Lovington, NM has a daily crime rate that is 1.72 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.16 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lovington (higher is better)

How safe is Lovington, NM compared to other cities in New Mexico and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Lovington, NM is safer than 68% of the cities in New Mexico and 44% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Mexico and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Lovington, NM. Overall, Lovington, NM is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lovington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lovington is 1 in 390
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lovington is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lovington is 1 in 42
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Lovington, NM? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Lovington, NM, then there is a 1 in 390 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 47. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 42 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Lovington, NM.

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

A good indicator of whether Lovington, NM is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Lovington, NM has increased by 199%, while the property crime rate in Lovington, NM has increased by 528% year over year. The number of total crimes in Lovington, NM has increased by 462% year over year.

Lovington police department

ItemLovingtonNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)313,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.43.3
There are a total of 31 Lovington police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.9% less than the New Mexico average and 14.9% 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
Lovington, NM11,3642572,1472,404

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Macedonia, OH11,364171,9852,002
Richfield, WI11,365117752869
Summit, IL11,3673121,6972,009
Snyder, TX11,3684372,8133,251
Mendota, CA11,3607852,6773,461
Lovington, NM11,3642572,1472,404
Source: The Lovington, 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.