Reported Annual Crime In Ruidoso

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRuidoso/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime302n/a (estimate)3,8854,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRuidoso/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.64.9
Rape6n/a77.280.238.6
Robbery3n/a38.6119.2101.9
Assault15n/a193.0451.2237.8
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)309656373
Burglary113n/a1,453.6819.4491.4
Theft155n/a1,993.82,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a128.6408.9220.2
Property crime278n/a (estimate)3,5763,6972,487
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 11% lower than in comparison to the New Mexico mean and are 36% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Ruidoso, NM has a rate that is 53% lower than the New Mexico average; compared to the United States, it is 17% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Ruidoso, NM is 3% lower than its state's mean, and 44% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ruidoso is 36% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.64 daily crimes that occur in Ruidoso.
  • Ruidoso is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ruidoso you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ruidoso has increased by 18%.

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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 1.12 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.36 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Ruidoso, NM is 2.13 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.21 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Ruidoso, NM has a daily crime rate that is 1.03 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.44 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 59% of the cities in New Mexico and 29% 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 324
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ruidoso is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ruidoso is 1 in 26
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 324. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 28 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 26.

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 increased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Ruidoso, NM has increased by 19% year over year. The number of total crimes in Ruidoso, NM has increased by 18% year over year.

Ruidoso police department

ItemRuidosoNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)383,705556,527
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% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Capitan, NM1,2612711,5281,799
Mescalero, NM1,6013541,9922,346
Nogal, NM805202,9283,448
Ruidoso Downs, NM2,7227704,4265,196
Bent, NM1358624,8565,718
Ruidoso, NM7,9543093,5763,885

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Green, OR7,9543183,6033,921
Broadview, IL7,9563143,9804,294
Thousand Palms, CA7,9565523,3903,942
Fort Scott, KS7,9576395,0375,676
Carnegie, PA7,9602532,3932,646
Ruidoso, NM7,9543093,5763,885
Source: The Ruidoso, 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.