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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 72%
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 peopleSandia Heights/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)751 (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)158 (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)593 (estimate)3,1132,110

Key findings

  • Sandia Heights crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sandia Heights are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Sandia Heights you have a 1 in 134 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sandia Heights is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sandia Heights has decreased by 8%

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

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

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      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 631
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sandia Heights is 1 in 169
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sandia Heights is 1 in 134

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Antonito, NM1,186120449569
      Ponderosa Pine, NM1,382146546692
      Corrales, NM8,474138711849
      Sandia Knolls, NM1,475194727921
      Placitas, NM4,8532168091,025
      Carnuel, NM1,8392529421,193
      Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM6,0692711,0121,283
      Sandia Heights, NM3,319158593751

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Spring City, PA3,319152696847
      Shannondale, WV3,31974369443
      Maugansville, MD3,3192861,2301,517
      Brodhead, WI3,3190679679
      White Bluff, TN3,3181911,0931,284
      Sandia Heights, NM3,319158593751
      Source: The Sandia Heights, 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.