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Total crime 91%
Violent crime 209%
Property crime 67%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFarmington/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,976n/a (estimate)4,4723,6202,346
Murder1n/a2.37.86.5
Rape78n/a176.555.538.4
Robbery40n/a90.599.073.9
Assault410n/a927.8615.9279.7
Violent crime529n/a (estimate)1,197778388
Burglary295n/a667.6648.8314.2
Theft1,010n/a2,285.51,765.51,398.0
Vehicle theft142n/a321.3427.6246.0
Property crime1,447n/a (estimate)3,2742,8421,958

Key findings

  • Farmington crime rates are 91% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Farmington are 209% higher than the national average
  • In Farmington you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Farmington is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Farmington has increased by 13%

Farmington crime map

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The Farmington crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Farmington as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Farmington crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Farmington (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Farmington, per 100,000 residents. In Farmington, the total number of daily crimes is 1.24 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.91 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Farmington are 1.54 times more than the New Mexico average and 3.09 times more than the national average. For property crime, Farmington has a daily crime rate that is 1.15 times more than the New Mexico average and 1.67 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Farmington (higher is better)

      Is Farmington safe in comparison to other cities in the state of New Mexico as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Farmington to other cities in the state and across the country, Farmington is 8% safer than other cities of New Mexico and 3% safer than other cities in the nation. Farmington has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Farmington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Farmington is 1 in 84
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Farmington is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Farmington is 1 in 23
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Farmington, New Mexico you have a 1 in 84 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 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Farmington.

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

      Determining whether Farmington is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Farmington violent crime rates have increased by 44%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Farmington has increased by 13% in the same time frame.

      Farmington police department

      ItemFarmingtonNew MexicoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1473,705558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.43.3
      There are a total of 147 Farmington police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.4% less than the New Mexico average and 0.3% 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
      Flora Vista, NM1,9192338501,082
      Waterflow, NM2,0582569361,192
      Spencerville, NM1,5682891,0561,346
      West Hammond, NM2,8323091,1301,439
      La Plata, NM4253271,1961,524
      Upper Fruitland, NM1,6124151,5181,933
      Aztec, NM6,3543951,5801,975
      Farmington, NM44,0671,1973,2744,471

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lombard, IL44,025962,1242,221
      Attleboro, MA44,1213031,1691,472
      Cutler Bay, FL44,0022591,8462,104
      Blacksburg, VA43,973111612723
      Blacksburg, VA43,97365698763
      Farmington, NM44,0671,1973,2744,471
      Source: The Farmington, 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.