Reported Annual Crime In Truth or Consequences

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTruth or Consequences/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime183n/a (estimate)3,0764,7252,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTruth or Consequences/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.15.3
Rape0n/a0.060.341.7
Robbery0n/a0.0178.398.0
Assault20n/a336.2537.8248.9
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)336784383
Burglary37n/a622.0858.1430.4
Theft117n/a1,966.72,519.91,694.4
Vehicle theft9n/a151.3563.8237.4
Property crime163n/a (estimate)2,7403,9422,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Truth or Consequences, NM. These figures on reported criminal activity in Truth or Consequences, 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 Truth or Consequences, NM is 35% lower than the average of the whole of the state of New Mexico, and when compared with the national average, is 12% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Truth or Consequences, NM has 57% lower than violent crime rate than New Mexico average, while remaining 12% lower than the national average. In property crime, Truth or Consequences, NM is 30% lower than the average of New Mexico and is 16% higher than the national average.
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The Truth or Consequences crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Truth or Consequences as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Truth or Consequences crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Truth or Consequences is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.43 daily crimes that occur in Truth or Consequences.
  • Truth or Consequences is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Truth or Consequences you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Truth or Consequences has decreased by 35%.

Compare Truth or Consequences, NM Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Truth or Consequences (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Truth or Consequences, NM is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Mexico and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Truth or Consequences, NM are 1.54 times less than the New Mexico average and 1.12 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Truth or Consequences, NM are 2.33 times less than than New Mexico and 1.14 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Truth or Consequences, NM are 1.44 times less than than New Mexico and 1.16 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Truth or Consequences (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Truth or Consequences, NM compared to every other city in New Mexico as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Truth or Consequences, NM ranks safer than 52% of every city located within New Mexico along with 31% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New Mexico and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Truth or Consequences, NM. As a result, Truth or Consequences, NM is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Truth or Consequences

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Truth or Consequences is 1 in 298
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Truth or Consequences is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Truth or Consequences is 1 in 33
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Truth or Consequences, NM? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Truth or Consequences, NM, you have a 1 in 298 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 37. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Truth or Consequences, NM is 1 in 33.

Year Over Year Crime In Truth or Consequences (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Truth or Consequences, NM is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Truth or Consequences, NM has decreased by 35%, while the property crime rate in Truth or Consequences, NM has decreased by 35% year over year. The number of total crimes in Truth or Consequences, NM has decreased by 35% year over year.

Truth or Consequences police department

ItemTruth or ConsequencesNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)193,705558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.43.3
There are a total of 19 Truth or Consequences police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.3% less than the New Mexico average and 9.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Mexico

StateTotal offendersNew Mexico /100KNational /100K
New Mexico3,160156222
There are a total of 3,160 sex offenders in New Mexico. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in New Mexico per 100,000 residents which is 30% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elephant Butte, NM1,5153201,6081,928
Oasis, NM1478074,0584,865
Las Palomas, NM4128324,1835,015
Williamsburg, NM4511,1565,8126,968
Truth or Consequences, NM6,1573362,7403,076

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Milliken, CO6,157233611844
Heathrow, FL6,157133817950
Satsuma, AL6,15932807839
East Pasadena, CA6,1591618931,054
Pleasure Point, CA6,1551719491,119
Truth or Consequences, NM6,1573362,7403,076
Source: The Truth or Consequences, NM crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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