Reported Annual Crime In Farmington

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFarmington/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,490n/a (estimate)6,0824,7252,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFarmington/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a7.37.15.3
Rape62n/a151.460.341.7
Robbery54n/a131.9178.398.0
Assault400n/a977.0537.8248.9
Violent crime519n/a (estimate)1,268784383
Burglary492n/a1,201.8858.1430.4
Theft1,326n/a3,238.92,519.91,694.4
Vehicle theft153n/a373.7563.8237.4
Property crime1,971n/a (estimate)4,8143,9422,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Farmington, NM is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 29% higher than the average of crimes committed in New Mexico. It is also 122% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Farmington, NM shows a crime rate that is 62% higher than the New Mexico average. The crime rate is also 231% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Farmington, NM is shown to be 22% higher than the New Mexico average and 104% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Farmington is 122% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.66 daily crimes that occur in Farmington.
  • Farmington is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Farmington you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Farmington has increased by 43%.

Compare Farmington, NM Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Farmington (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Farmington, NM per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Mexico as well as national figures. In Farmington, NM the total number of daily crimes is 1.29 times more than the New Mexico average and 2.22 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Farmington, NM are 1.62 times more than the New Mexico average and 3.31 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Farmington, NM has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the New Mexico average and 2.04 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Farmington (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Farmington, NM in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Mexico as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Farmington, NM to other cities in the state and across the country, Farmington, NM is 8% safer than other cities of New Mexico and 2% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Mexico cities and all around the United States, Farmington, NM has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Farmington, NM crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Farmington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Farmington is 1 in 79
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Farmington is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Farmington is 1 in 17
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Farmington, NM? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Farmington, NM you have a 1 in 79 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 21 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Farmington, NM.

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

Determining whether Farmington, NM is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Farmington, NM has increased by 199% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 26% year over year. Total crimes for Farmington, NM has increased by 43% 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 Mexico3,160156222
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
Flora Vista, NM1,9192341,1781,413
Waterflow, NM2,0582581,2981,556
Spencerville, NM1,5682911,4651,757
West Hammond, NM2,8323121,5671,878
La Plata, NM4253301,6591,989
Upper Fruitland, NM1,6124192,1052,524
Kirtland, NM7516113,0743,685
Farmington, NM44,0671,2684,8146,082

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Lombard, IL44,025872,1492,235
Attleboro, MA44,1212691,3291,598
Cutler Bay, FL44,0022532,8333,086
Blacksburg, VA43,97353746799
St. Cloud, FL44,1981731,1891,362
Farmington, NM44,0671,2684,8146,082
Source: The Farmington, NM crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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