Reported Annual Crime In Rio Rancho

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRio Rancho/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,084n/a (estimate)2,1864,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRio Rancho/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a3.15.64.9
Rape48n/a50.480.238.6
Robbery22n/a23.1119.2101.9
Assault134n/a140.6451.2237.8
Violent crime207n/a (estimate)217656373
Burglary326n/a342.0819.4491.4
Theft1,362n/a1,428.72,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft189n/a198.3408.9220.2
Property crime1,877n/a (estimate)1,9693,6972,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Rio Rancho, 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 Rio Rancho, 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 Rio Rancho, NM averages 50% lower than the rest of New Mexico while the rate of crime on a national scale is 24% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Rio Rancho, NM is 67% lower than the average rate of crime in New Mexico and 42% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 47% lower than the remainder of the state of New Mexico and 21% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Rio Rancho, NM area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rio Rancho is 24% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.99 daily crimes that occur in Rio Rancho.
  • Rio Rancho is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rio Rancho you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rio Rancho has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Rio Rancho (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Rio Rancho, NM per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Mexico as well as national figures. In Rio Rancho, NM the total number of daily crimes is 1.99 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.31 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Rio Rancho, NM are 3.02 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.72 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Rio Rancho, NM has a daily crime rate that is 1.88 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.26 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Rio Rancho (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Rio Rancho, NM compared to every other city in New Mexico as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Rio Rancho, NM ranks safer than 75% of every city located within New Mexico along with 50% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New Mexico and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Rio Rancho, NM. As a result, Rio Rancho, NM is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rio Rancho

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rio Rancho is 1 in 461
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rio Rancho is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rio Rancho is 1 in 46
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Rio Rancho, NM? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Rio Rancho, NM, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 461. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 51 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Rio Rancho, NM is 1 in 46.

Year Over Year Crime In Rio Rancho (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Rio Rancho, 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 Rio Rancho, NM has increased by 15%, while the property crime rate in Rio Rancho, NM has increased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Rio Rancho, NM has increased by 2% year over year.

Rio Rancho police department

ItemRio RanchoNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2223,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.54.43.3
There are a total of 222 Rio Rancho police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.7% less than the New Mexico average and 24% 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
Sandia Heights, NM3,239125704829
Corrales, NM8,4261791,0631,242
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM6,0742131,2021,416
Carnuel, NM1,3032201,2391,458
Indian Hills, NM1,2163241,8242,147
Rio Rancho, NM90,6272171,9692,186

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Miami Beach, FL90,6691,0779,71710,794
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Orem, UT90,485432,2722,315
Spokane Valley, WA90,8292555,1865,441
Lawrence, KS90,1943762,6212,996
Rio Rancho, NM90,6272171,9692,186
Source: The Rio Rancho, 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.