Alamogordo, NM Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
905
Total Crimes
2,843.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
21.19%
Above National Average
39 out of 60
In New Mexico
7,026 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Alamogordo, NM?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Alamogordo is 2,843.1 per 100,000 people. That's 21.19% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -21.47% lower than the New Mexico total crime rate of 3,620.2 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Alamogordo SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9

How Does Alamogordo Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Alamogordo
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 905 2,843.1 3,620.2 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.8 6.5
Robbery 4 12.6 99.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 99 311.0 615.9 279.7
Violent Crime 109 342.4 778.3 387.8
Burglary 103 323.6 648.8 314.2
Larceny 618 1,941.4 1,765.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 75 235.6 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 796 2,500.6 2,841.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Alamogordo

109.0
Violent Crimes
342.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-11.70%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 292.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Alamogordo each year. That compares to a 1 in 128.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Alamogordo is 342.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -11.70% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -56.00% lower than the New Mexico violent crime rate of 778.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Alamogordo

796.0
Property Crimes
2,500.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
27.70%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 40.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Alamogordo each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Alamogordo is 2,500.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 27.70% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -12.01% lower than the New Mexico property crime rate of 2,841.9 per 100,000 people.

Alamogordo Crime Compared To New Mexico Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in New Mexico.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Alamogordo

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Ruidoso, NM 7,826 237 3,028.4 2,632.3 396.1
Tularosa, NM 2,988 63 2,108.4 1,874.2 234.3
Ruidoso Downs, NM 2,575 131 5,087.4 4,349.5 737.9
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