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Total crime 93%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 92%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDexter/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2n/a (estimate)1623,9452,489
Murder0n/a0.08.65.0
Rape0n/a0.061.442.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.681.6
Assault0n/a0.0650.5250.2
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0832379
Burglary0n/a0.0696.8340.5
Theft1n/a80.91,988.81,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a80.9427.2219.9
Property crime2n/a (estimate)1623,1132,110

Key findings

  • Dexter crime rates are 93% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dexter are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Dexter you have a 1 in 619 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dexter is safer than 96% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dexter has not changed

Dexter crime map

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      Daily Crime In Dexter (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dexter

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dexter is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dexter is 1 in 619
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dexter is 1 in 619

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

      Dexter police department

      ItemDexterNew MexicoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)43,705558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.43.3
      There are a total of 4 Dexter police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.6% less than the New Mexico average and 3.3% less than the National average.

      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
      Midway, NM1,0474391,6442,084
      Roswell, NM48,4078503,7724,622
      Lake Arthur, NM4611,2254,5845,809
      Hagerman, NM9991,2434,6525,895
      Dexter, NM1,2540162162

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shell Rock, IA1,254108701809
      Wildwood, TX1,2541498511,000
      Beverly, OH1,255114799913
      University Heights, IA1,25537243281
      Yorkshire, NY1,255202771972
      Dexter, NM1,2540162162
      Source: The Dexter, 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.