Reported Annual Crime In Raton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRaton/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime193n/a (estimate)3,1154,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRaton/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a32.35.64.9
Rape0n/a0.080.238.6
Robbery6n/a96.8119.2101.9
Assault8n/a129.1451.2237.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)258656373
Burglary77n/a1,242.7819.4491.4
Theft86n/a1,388.02,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft14n/a226.0408.9220.2
Property crime177n/a (estimate)2,8573,6972,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Raton, NM is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Raton, NM. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Raton, NM averages 28% lower than the rest of New Mexico while the rate of crime on a national scale is 9% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Raton, NM is 61% lower than the average rate of crime in New Mexico and 31% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 23% lower than the remainder of the state of New Mexico and 15% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Raton, NM area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Raton is 9% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.53 daily crimes that occur in Raton.
  • Raton is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Raton you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Raton has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Raton (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Raton, 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 Raton, NM total amount of daily offenses is 1.40 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.09 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Raton, NM is 2.54 times less than the New Mexico average, and it is 1.44 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Raton, NM has a daily crime figure that is 1.29 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.15 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Raton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Raton, NM area in comparison to other New Mexico communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Raton, NM being safer than 66% of cities in New Mexico and 38% 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 Raton, NM. In conclusion, Raton, NM now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Raton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Raton is 1 in 388
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Raton is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Raton is 1 in 33
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Raton, NM? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Raton, NM your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 388. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 36 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 Raton, NM is 1 in 33.

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

A good indicator of whether Raton, 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 Raton, NM has increased by 316%, while the property crime rate in Raton, NM has decreased by 13% year over year. The number of total crimes in Raton, NM has decreased by 7% year over year.

Raton police department

ItemRatonNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)213,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.43.3
There are a total of 21 Raton police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.3% less than the New Mexico average and 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
Raton, NM6,6272582,8573,115

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Meraux, LA6,6274472,7763,223
Champion Heights, OH6,6262562,2722,529
Wickenburg, AZ6,6292072,7662,973
Cedarhurst, NY6,631156659815
Oneonta, AL6,6233613,1173,478
Raton, NM6,6272582,8573,115
Source: The Raton, 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.