Reported Annual Crime In Socorro

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 peopleSocorro/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime474n/a (estimate)5,6684,2762,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSocorro/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape0n/a0.064.642.6
Robbery3n/a35.9135.186.2
Assault56n/a669.6648.9246.8
Violent crime59n/a (estimate)705857381
Burglary88n/a1,052.3767.8376.0
Theft295n/a3,527.42,166.11,594.6
Vehicle theft32n/a382.6485.8228.9
Property crime415n/a (estimate)4,9623,4202,200
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Socorro, NM. These figures on reported criminal activity in Socorro, NM, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Socorro, NM is 33% higher than the average of the whole of the state of New Mexico, and when compared with the national average, is 120% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Socorro, NM has 18% lower than violent crime rate than New Mexico average, while remaining 85% higher than the national average. In property crime, Socorro, NM is 45% higher than the average of New Mexico and is 126% higher than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Socorro is 120% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.53 daily crimes that occur in Socorro.
  • Socorro is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Socorro you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Socorro has decreased by 9%.

Compare Socorro, NM Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Socorro (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Socorro, NM per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Mexico as well as national figures. In Socorro, NM the total number of daily crimes is 1.33 times more than the New Mexico average and 2.20 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Socorro, NM are 1.21 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.85 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Socorro, NM has a daily crime rate that is 1.45 times more than the New Mexico average and 2.26 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Socorro (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in New Mexico and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Socorro, NM? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Socorro, NM has been ranked safer than 8% of other cities in the state of New Mexico. In addition, Socorro, NM is safer than 2% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Mexico and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Socorro, NM. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Socorro, NM is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Socorro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Socorro is 1 in 142
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Socorro is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Socorro is 1 in 18
      Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Socorro, NM? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Socorro, NM you have a 1 in 142 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Socorro, NM.

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

      The year over year crime rate for Socorro, NM is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Socorro, NM has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 5% in Socorro, NM, while property crimes in Socorro, NM have decreased by 10%. Crimes in total for Socorro, NM have decreased by 9% year over year.

      Socorro police department

      ItemSocorroNew MexicoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)253,705558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.43.3
      There are a total of 25 Socorro police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.4% less than the New Mexico average and 15.2% 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
      Luis Lopez, NM2398163,2584,074
      Alamillo, NM1191,0354,1305,165
      Socorro, NM8,7607054,9625,668

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Amboy, NJ8,762681,1071,175
      McRae-Helena, GA8,7634593,6134,072
      Cloverdale, CA8,7632151,5641,779
      Elgin, TX8,7561219481,069
      Booneville, MS8,7642761,4271,704
      Socorro, NM8,7607054,9625,668
      Source: The Socorro, 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.