Albuquerque, NM Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
42,265
Total Crimes
7,544.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
193.73%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Albuquerque, NM?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Albuquerque is 7,544.2 per 100,000 people. That's 193.73% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 76.42% higher than the New Mexico total crime rate of 4,276.3 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.

Albuquerque SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
2
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Albuquerque
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 42,265 7,544.2 4,276.3 2,568.4
Murder 69 12.3 8.0 5.0
Robbery 1,979 353.2 135.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 5,119 913.7 648.9 246.8
Violent Crime 7,646 1,364.8 856.6 368.9
Burglary 6,378 1,138.5 767.8 376.0
Larceny 21,625 3,860.0 2,166.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 6,616 1,180.9 485.8 228.9
Property Crime 34,619 6,179.4 3,419.7 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Albuquerque

7,646
Violent Crimes
1,364.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
269.96%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 73.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Albuquerque each year. That compares to a 1 in 116.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Albuquerque is 1,364.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 269.96% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 59.33% higher than the New Mexico violent crime rate of 856.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Albuquerque

34,619
Property Crimes
6,179.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
180.94%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 16.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Albuquerque each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Albuquerque is 6,179.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 180.94% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 80.70% higher than the New Mexico property crime rate of 3,419.7 per 100,000 people.

Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Rio Rancho, NM 97,394 1,792 1,839.9 1,637.7 202.3
Bernalillo, NM 9,841 388 3,942.7 2,824.9 1,117.8
Corrales, NM 8,577 46 536.3 501.3 35.0
Bosque Farms, NM 3,789 68 1,794.7 1,214.0 580.6
Peralta, NM 3,572 63 1,763.7 1,343.8 419.9
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