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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 20%
Property crime 13%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleSanta Fe/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,160 (estimate)3,6202,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.86.5
Rapen/an/an/a55.538.4
Robberyn/an/an/a99.073.9
Assaultn/an/an/a615.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)464 (estimate)778388
Burglaryn/an/an/a648.8314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,765.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a427.6246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,696 (estimate)2,8421,958

Key findings

  • Santa Fe crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Santa Fe are 20% higher than the national average
  • In Santa Fe you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Santa Fe is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Santa Fe has decreased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In Santa Fe (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Santa Fe

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Santa Fe is 1 in 216
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Santa Fe is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Santa Fe is 1 in 47

      Year Over Year Crime In Santa Fe (per 100,000 people)

      Santa Fe police department

      ItemSanta FeNew MexicoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2013,705558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.43.3
      There are a total of 201 Santa Fe police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.7% less than the New Mexico average and 10.1% less than the National average.

      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
      Nambe, NM1,902179656835
      El Rancho, NM1,185182664846
      White Rock, NM6,0832539241,177
      Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM6,6482539241,177
      La Cienega, NM3,1302881,0541,342
      Pecos, NM1,5113011,1001,401
      Jacona, NM4373141,1481,462
      Santa Fe, NM82,9274641,6962,160

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Johns Creek, GA82,93039450488
      Troy, MI82,982102867969
      Buena Park, CA82,7712212,6212,842
      Bloomington, IN83,0935562,4082,964
      Hemet, CA82,7484032,3972,800
      Santa Fe, NM82,9274641,6962,160
      Source: The Santa Fe, NM crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.