Reported Annual Crime In Portales

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortales/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime522n/a (estimate)4,3794,6402,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortales/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a16.86.75.3
Rape11n/a92.373.340.4
Robbery5n/a41.9131.5102.8
Assault32n/a268.4491.0248.5
Violent crime50n/a (estimate)419703386
Burglary286n/a2,399.1830.4468.9
Theft165n/a1,384.12,542.41,745.0
Vehicle theft21n/a176.2564.3236.9
Property crime472n/a (estimate)3,9593,9372,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Portales, NM. These figures on reported criminal activity in Portales, NM, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Portales, NM is 6% lower than the average of the whole of the state of New Mexico, and when compared with the national average, is 54% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Portales, NM has 40% lower than violent crime rate than New Mexico average, while remaining 9% higher than the national average. In property crime, Portales, NM is 1% higher than the average of New Mexico and is 62% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Floyd, NM1126693,7544,423
Portales, NM12,4814193,9594,379

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Portales is 54% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12 daily crimes that occur in Portales.
  • Portales is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portales you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portales has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Portales (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Portales, NM for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New Mexico as well as those across America as a whole. The Portales, NM total amount of daily offenses is 1.06 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.54 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Portales, NM is 1.67 times less than the New Mexico average, and it is 1.09 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Portales, NM has a daily crime figure that is 1.01 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.62 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Portales (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Portales, NM area in comparison to other New Mexico communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Portales, NM being safer than 45% of cities in New Mexico and 20% 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 Portales, NM. In conclusion, Portales, NM now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Portales

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Portales is 1 in 239
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portales is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Portales is 1 in 23
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Portales, NM? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Portales, NM your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 239. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 26 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 Portales, NM is 1 in 23.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Portales, NM is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Portales, NM has decreased by 25%, the amount of property crime in Portales, NM has increased by 17%, and the total amount of crime in Portales, NM has increased by 11% year to year.

Portales police department

ItemPortalesNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)363,705556,527
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Timberlake, VA12,4782742,3362,610
Sugarland Run, VA12,4731791,5241,703
Brookhaven, MS12,4993063,0263,332
Goldenrod, FL12,5004662,9123,378
Prosper, TX12,503621,2871,350
Portales, NM12,4814193,9594,379
Source: The Portales, NM crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.