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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 21%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Union/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,104 (estimate)3,9452,489
Murdern/an/an/a8.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a61.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a650.5250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)444 (estimate)832379
Burglaryn/an/an/a696.8340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,988.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a427.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,660 (estimate)3,1132,110

Key findings

  • La Union crime rates are 15% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in La Union are 17% higher than the national average
  • In La Union you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • La Union is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in La Union has decreased by 8%

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The La Union crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in La Union 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 La Union crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In La Union (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Union

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Union is 1 in 226
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Union is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of crime in La Union is 1 in 48

      Year Over Year Crime In La Union (per 100,000 people)

      La Union police department

      ItemLa UnionNew MexicoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,705558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.43.3

      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

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      Anthony, NM9,4593457221,066
      Prado Verde, TX2561751,0011,177
      Sunland Park, NM15,5883591,0441,403
      Vinton, TX1,5492181,2441,462
      San Miguel, NM1,2213921,4651,857
      El Paso, TX678,0583531,5111,864
      Anthony, TX5,4022791,7081,987
      La Union, NM1,3784441,6602,104

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Montague, CA1,3785722,2872,859
      Kinderhook, NY1,378109416525
      Calwa, CA1,3782481,3091,556
      Wells, NV1,3772211,0381,258
      Rocksprings, TX1,3772221,2671,489
      La Union, NM1,3784441,6602,104
      Source: The La Union, 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.