Reported Annual Crime In Santa Fe

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanta Fe/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,422n/a (estimate)4,8304,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanta Fe/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.85.64.9
Rape42n/a59.380.238.6
Robbery92n/a129.9119.2101.9
Assault175n/a247.0451.2237.8
Violent crime311n/a (estimate)439656373
Burglary1,148n/a1,620.4819.4491.4
Theft1,809n/a2,553.52,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft154n/a217.4408.9220.2
Property crime3,111n/a (estimate)4,3913,6972,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Santa Fe, NM for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Santa Fe, 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 Santa Fe, NM crime rates are 11% higher than in comparison to the New Mexico mean and are 69% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Santa Fe, NM has a rate that is 33% lower than the New Mexico average; compared to the United States, it is 18% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Santa Fe, NM is 19% higher than its state's mean, and 77% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Santa Fe is 69% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.23 daily crimes that occur in Santa Fe.
  • Santa Fe is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Santa Fe you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Santa Fe has increased by 4%.

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Compare Santa Fe, NM Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Santa Fe (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Santa Fe, NM on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Mexico. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Santa Fe, NM (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Mexico state wide, are 1.11 times more than the state average and 1.69 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Santa Fe, NM on a daily bases are 1.49 times less than than New Mexico average and 1.18 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Santa Fe, NM are 1.19 times more than the daily state average and 1.77 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Santa Fe (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Santa Fe, NM in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Mexico as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Santa Fe, NM to other cities in the state and across the country, Santa Fe, NM is 46% safer than other cities of New Mexico and 19% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Mexico cities and all around the United States, Santa Fe, NM has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Santa Fe, NM crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Santa Fe

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Santa Fe is 1 in 228
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Santa Fe is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Santa Fe is 1 in 21
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Santa Fe, NM? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Santa Fe, NM, then there is a 1 in 228 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 23. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 21 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Santa Fe, NM.

Year Over Year Crime In Santa Fe (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Santa Fe, 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 Santa Fe, NM has increased by 27%, while the property crime rate in Santa Fe, NM has increased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in Santa Fe, NM has increased by 4% year over year.

Santa Fe police department

ItemSanta FeNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2013,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.43.3
There are a total of 201 Santa Fe police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.7% less than the New Mexico average and 10.5% 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
El Rancho, NM1,1801679391,106
Nambe, NM2,1501861,0481,234
Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM5,9902131,2021,416
White Rock, NM5,9772131,2021,416
La Cienega, NM3,0042581,4551,713
Santa Fe, NM69,2454394,3914,830

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jacksonville, NC69,3001542,4862,641
Missouri City, TX69,1522031,7401,943
Milpitas, CA69,3461022,6032,705
Lauderhill, FL69,0828073,8494,656
Atascocita, TX69,4703752,5792,955
Santa Fe, NM69,2454394,3914,830
Source: The Santa Fe, 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.