Belen, NM Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
516
Total Crimes
7,273.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
210.05%
Above National Average
60 out of 60
In New Mexico
8,783 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Belen, NM?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Belen is 7,273.8 per 100,000 people. That's 210.05% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 100.92% higher 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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Belen SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Belen
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 516 7,273.8 3,620.2 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.8 6.5
Robbery 8 112.8 99.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 135 1,903.0 615.9 279.7
Violent Crime 144 2,029.9 778.3 387.8
Burglary 64 902.2 648.8 314.2
Larceny 262 3,693.3 1,765.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 46 648.4 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 372 5,243.9 2,841.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Belen

144.0
Violent Crimes
2,029.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
423.44%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 49.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Belen each year. That compares to a 1 in 128.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Belen is 2,029.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 423.44% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 160.82% higher than the New Mexico violent crime rate of 778.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Belen

372.0
Property Crimes
5,243.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
167.79%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 19.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Belen each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Belen is 5,243.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 167.79% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 84.52% higher than the New Mexico property crime rate of 2,841.9 per 100,000 people.

Belen 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 Belen

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Los Lunas, NM 15,929 854 5,361.3 4,074.3 1,287.0
Bosque Farms, NM 3,809 60 1,575.2 1,102.7 472.6
Peralta, NM 3,586 59 1,645.3 1,031.8 613.5
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