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Total crime 174%
Violent crime 306%
Property crime 150%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsUniversity Hts/100k peopleAlbuquerque/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime33,6556,820 (estimate)5,9893,9452,489
Murder84n/a14.98.65.0
Rape486n/a86.561.442.6
Robbery1,699n/a302.4111.681.6
Assault5,327n/a948.0650.5250.2
Violent crime7,5961,539 (estimate)1,352832379
Burglaryn/an/an/a696.8340.5
Theft20,634n/a3,672.11,988.81,549.5
Vehicle theft5,425n/a965.4427.2219.9
Property crime26,0595,281 (estimate)4,6373,1132,110

Key findings

  • University Hts crime rates are 174% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in University Hts are 306% higher than the national average
  • In University Hts you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • University Hts is safer than 26% of the cities in New Mexico
  • Year over year crime in Albuquerque has decreased by 21%

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      Daily Crime In University Hts (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University Hts

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University Hts is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in University Hts is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in University Hts is 1 in 15

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

      Albuquerque police department

      ItemUniversity HtsAlbuquerqueNew 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sandia Heights, NM3,319158593751
      Corrales, NM8,474138711849
      Carnuel, NM1,8392529421,193
      Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM6,0692711,0121,283
      Rio Rancho, NM92,9661901,4841,674
      Indian Hills, NM1,2654161,5581,974
      Monterey Park, NM1,7714671,7482,215
      Albuquerque, NM556,8591,3524,6375,989

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tucson, AZ527,5866883,2723,960
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,3322,5553,887
      Fresno, CA513,8075553,3453,900
      Louisville, KY611,5736873,8914,578
      Las Vegas, NV613,2955312,7723,303
      Albuquerque, NM556,8591,3524,6375,989
      Source: The University Hts, Albuquerque, NM crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.