Reported Annual Crime In Socorro

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSocorro/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime618n/a (estimate)7,1174,3542,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSocorro/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.64.9
Rape2n/a23.080.238.6
Robbery5n/a57.6119.2101.9
Assault55n/a633.3451.2237.8
Violent crime62n/a (estimate)714656373
Burglary158n/a1,819.4819.4491.4
Theft378n/a4,352.82,469.11,775.4
Vehicle theft20n/a230.3408.9220.2
Property crime556n/a (estimate)6,4033,6972,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Socorro, NM. These figures on reported criminal activity in Socorro, NM, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Socorro, NM is 63% higher than the average of the whole of the state of New Mexico, and when compared with the national average, is 149% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Socorro, NM has 9% higher than violent crime rate than New Mexico average, while remaining 92% higher than the national average. In property crime, Socorro, NM is 73% higher than the average of New Mexico and is 157% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Socorro is 149% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.5 daily crimes that occur in Socorro.
  • Socorro is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Socorro you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Socorro has increased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Socorro (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Socorro, NM per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Mexico as well as national figures. In Socorro, NM the total number of daily crimes is 1.63 times more than the New Mexico average and 2.49 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Socorro, NM are 1.09 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.92 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Socorro, NM has a daily crime rate that is 1.73 times more than the New Mexico average and 2.57 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Socorro (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Mexico and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Socorro, NM? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Socorro, NM has been ranked safer than 15% of other cities in the state of New Mexico. In addition, Socorro, NM is safer than 6% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Mexico and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Socorro, NM. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Socorro, NM is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Socorro

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Socorro is 1 in 141
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Socorro is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Socorro is 1 in 15
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Socorro, NM? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Socorro, NM you have a 1 in 141 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Socorro, NM.

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

The year over year crime rate for Socorro, NM is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Socorro, NM has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 7% in Socorro, NM, while property crimes in Socorro, NM have increased by 20%. Crimes in total for Socorro, NM have increased by 17% year over year.

Socorro police department

ItemSocorroNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)253,705556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.43.3
There are a total of 25 Socorro police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.4% less than the New Mexico average and 15.6% 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
San Antonito CDP (Socorro County), NM875603,1583,719
Luis Lopez, NM2655843,2893,872
Alamillo, NM1627234,0754,798
Lemitar, NM2457904,4505,240
San Acacia, NM2541,0475,9016,948
Socorro, NM8,8987146,4037,117

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Richmond Heights, FL8,8954852,9523,437
La Plata, MD8,9033873,3933,780
College Place, WA8,9051333,2173,350
Glenshaw, PA8,9082601,4971,757
Laurel, FL8,8883041,8492,152
Socorro, NM8,8987146,4037,117
Source: The Socorro, 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.