Annual Crime In Sandia Heights (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
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 peopleSandia Heights/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)815 (estimate)4,2762,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSandia Heights/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a64.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a135.186.2
Assaultn/an/an/a648.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)163 (estimate)857381
Burglaryn/an/an/a767.8376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,166.11,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a485.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)651 (estimate)3,4202,200

Key findings

  • Sandia Heights crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sandia Heights are 57% lower than the national average
  • In Sandia Heights you have a 1 in 123 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sandia Heights is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sandia Heights has decreased by 8%

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Compare Sandia Heights, NM Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Sandia Heights (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Sandia Heights (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sandia Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sandia Heights is 1 in 613
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sandia Heights is 1 in 154
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sandia Heights is 1 in 123

      Year Over Year Crime In Sandia Heights (per 100,000 people)

      Sandia Heights police department

      ItemSandia HeightsNew 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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      Corrales, NM8,47435501536
      San Antonito, NM1,186124493617
      Ponderosa Pine, NM1,382150600750
      Sandia Knolls, NM1,475200799999
      Placitas, NM4,8532238881,111
      Carnuel, NM1,8392591,0351,294
      Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM6,0692791,1121,391
      Sandia Heights, NM3,319163651815

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brodhead, WI3,319921,7861,879
      Spring City, PA3,3191501,4421,592
      Shannondale, WV3,31968346414
      Maugansville, MD3,3192961,2831,579
      West Liberty, KY3,3180239239
      Sandia Heights, NM3,319163651815
      Source: The Sandia Heights, NM crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.