Reported Annual Crime In Mesquite

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMesquite/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)7,497 (estimate)4,6402,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMesquite/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.75.3
Rapen/an/an/a73.340.4
Robberyn/an/an/a131.5102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a491.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)1,134 (estimate)703386
Burglaryn/an/an/a830.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a2,542.41,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a564.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)6,362 (estimate)3,9372,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mesquite is 164% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.54 daily crimes that occur in Mesquite.
  • Mesquite is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mesquite you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mesquite has increased by 7%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mesquite

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mesquite is 1 in 89
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mesquite is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mesquite is 1 in 14

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

Mesquite police department

ItemMesquiteNew 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 Mexico3,160156222
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
Mesilla, NM2,486161696856
San Pablo, NM9892161,2111,426
Vinton, TX1,5492281,4481,676
San Miguel, NM1,2213622,0292,390
Westway, TX4,1073312,1032,434
La Union, NM1,3783772,1162,493
Berino, NM1,8243942,2102,604
Mesquite, NM5691,1346,3627,497

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Yankeetown, FL5694132,5782,990
Florien, LA569318478796
Chilton, TX5697014,4605,162
Port Sanilac, MI569000
Calypso, NC5695734,2144,786
Mesquite, NM5691,1346,3627,497
Source: The Mesquite, NM crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.