Total crime 109%
Violent crime 167%
Property crime 98%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsHighland/100k peopleAlbuquerque/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35,7234,905 (estimate)6,3563,6202,346
Violent crime7,5521,037 (estimate)1,344778388
Vehicle theft4,965n/a883.3427.6246.0
Property crime28,1713,868 (estimate)5,0122,8421,958

Key findings

  • Highland crime rates are 109% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland are 167% higher than the national average
  • In Highland you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland is safer than 47% of the cities in New Mexico
  • Year over year crime in Albuquerque has increased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Highland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland is 1 in 97
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland is 1 in 21

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

      Albuquerque police department

      ItemHighlandAlbuquerqueNew Mexico
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,4133,705
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.64.4

      Sex offenders in New Mexico

      StateTotal offendersNew Mexico /100KNational /100K
      New Mexico3,129155266
      There are a total of 3,129 sex offenders in New Mexico. This yields a total of 155 sex offenders in New Mexico per 100,000 residents which is 42% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Antonito, NM1,186112410522
      Ponderosa Pine, NM1,382136498635
      Sandia Heights, NM3,319148541690
      Corrales, NM8,474138711849
      Carnuel, NM1,8392358601,095
      Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM6,0692539241,177
      Rio Rancho, NM92,9661901,4841,674
      Albuquerque, NM556,8591,3445,0126,356

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tucson, AZ527,5866983,6214,319
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,5972,7294,325
      Fresno, CA513,8076653,0773,742
      Louisville, KY611,5736873,8914,578
      Las Vegas, NV613,2955282,2112,738
      Albuquerque, NM556,8591,3445,0126,356
      Source: The Highland, Albuquerque, NM crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.