Reported Annual Crime In Ruidoso

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRuidoso/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime232n/a (estimate)3,0204,6402,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRuidoso/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape3n/a39.073.340.4
Robbery1n/a13.0131.5102.8
Assault17n/a221.3491.0248.5
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)273703386
Burglary78n/a1,015.2830.4468.9
Theft117n/a1,522.82,542.41,745.0
Vehicle theft16n/a208.3564.3236.9
Property crime211n/a (estimate)2,7463,9372,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Ruidoso, NM for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Ruidoso, NM is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Ruidoso, NM crime rates are 35% lower than in comparison to the New Mexico mean and are 6% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Ruidoso, NM has a rate that is 61% lower than the New Mexico average; compared to the United States, it is 29% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Ruidoso, NM is 30% lower than its state's mean, and 12% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Capitan, NM1,5488011,4572,258
Mescalero, NM1,3713782,1222,500
Nogal, NM995563,1183,674
Bent, NM1119225,1716,094
Ruidoso Downs, NM2,6291,1775,5346,711
Ruidoso, NM7,8332732,7463,020

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ruidoso is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.27 daily crimes that occur in Ruidoso.
  • Ruidoso is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ruidoso you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ruidoso has decreased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Ruidoso (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Ruidoso, 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 Ruidoso, NM the total number of daily crimes is 1.54 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.06 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Ruidoso, NM is 2.57 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.41 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Ruidoso, NM has a daily crime rate that is 1.43 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.12 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Ruidoso (higher is better)

How safe is Ruidoso, NM compared to other cities in New Mexico and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Ruidoso, NM is safer than 60% of the cities in New Mexico and 37% 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 Ruidoso, NM. Overall, Ruidoso, NM is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ruidoso

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ruidoso is 1 in 366
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ruidoso is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ruidoso is 1 in 34
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Ruidoso, NM? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Ruidoso, NM your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 366. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 37 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 Ruidoso, NM is 1 in 34.

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

A good indicator of whether Ruidoso, 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 Ruidoso, NM has decreased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Ruidoso, NM has decreased by 23% year over year. The number of total crimes in Ruidoso, NM has decreased by 22% year over year.

Ruidoso police department

ItemRuidosoNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)383,705558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.74.43.3
There are a total of 38 Ruidoso police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.5% greater than the New Mexico average and 45.7% greater 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Olivette, MO7,8302412,0522,293
Nantucket, MA7,8302362,7733,008
Fair Lakes, VA7,82971605675
Maryville, IL7,83788589677
Webster City, IA7,8253091,6221,931
Ruidoso, NM7,8332732,7463,020
Source: The Ruidoso, 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.