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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 51%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSunland Park/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime254n/a (estimate)1,4033,9452,489
Murder0n/a0.08.65.0
Rape9n/a49.761.442.6
Robbery2n/a11.0111.681.6
Assault54n/a298.3650.5250.2
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)359832379
Burglary58n/a320.4696.8340.5
Theft114n/a629.71,988.81,549.5
Vehicle theft17n/a93.9427.2219.9
Property crime189n/a (estimate)1,0443,1132,110

Key findings

  • Sunland Park crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sunland Park are 5% lower than the national average
  • In Sunland Park you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sunland Park is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sunland Park has decreased by 78%

Sunland Park crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sunland Park (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sunland Park, New Mexico is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Sunland Park are 2.81 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.77 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Sunland Park are 2.32 times less than than New Mexico and 1.06 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sunland Park are 2.98 times less than than New Mexico and 2.02 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Sunland Park (higher is better)

      How safe is Sunland Park, New Mexico compared to other cities in New Mexico and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Sunland Park is safer than 57% of the cities in New Mexico and 38% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in New Mexico and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Sunland Park. Overall, Sunland Park is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sunland Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sunland Park is 1 in 279
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sunland Park is 1 in 96
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sunland Park is 1 in 72
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Sunland Park, New Mexico? If you reside in Sunland Park, then there is a 1 in 279 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 96. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 72 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Sunland Park.

      Year Over Year Crime In Sunland Park (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Sunland Park, New Mexico (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Sunland Park has decreased by 71%, the amount of property crime in Sunland Park has decreased by 79%, and the total amount of crime in Sunland Park has decreased by 78% year over year.

      Sunland Park police department

      ItemSunland ParkNew MexicoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)483,705558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.43.3
      There are a total of 48 Sunland Park police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.5% less than the New Mexico average and 2.3% greater 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
      Anthony, NM9,4593457221,066
      Prado Verde, TX2561751,0011,177
      Vinton, TX1,5492181,2441,462
      El Paso, TX678,0583531,5111,864
      Anthony, TX5,4022791,7081,987
      La Union, NM1,3784441,6602,104
      Westway, TX4,1074352,4832,919
      Sunland Park, NM15,5883591,0441,403

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Alton, TX15,5816293,5904,219
      Flowing Wells, AZ15,6016953,7264,421
      Laurinburg, NC15,6011,0725,1056,176
      Los Osos, CA15,6033962,0912,486
      Humble, TX15,5691,17010,40411,574
      Sunland Park, NM15,5883591,0441,403
      Source: The Sunland Park, 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.