Las Vegas, NM Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
568
Total Crimes
4,341.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
75.28%
Above National Average
51 out of 64
In New Mexico
8,940 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Las Vegas, NM?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Las Vegas is 4,341.2 per 100,000 people. That's 75.28% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 10.04% higher than the New Mexico total crime rate of 3,945.0 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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Las Vegas SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
10

How Does Las Vegas Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Las Vegas
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 568 4,341.2 3,945.0 2,476.7
Murder 2 15.3 8.6 5.0
Robbery 10 76.4 111.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 87 664.9 650.5 250.2
Violent Crime 111 848.4 832.2 366.7
Burglary 108 825.4 696.8 340.5
Larceny 316 2,415.2 1,988.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 33 252.2 427.2 219.9
Property Crime 457 3,492.8 3,112.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Las Vegas

111
Violent Crimes
848.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
131.35%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 117.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Las Vegas each year. That compares to a 1 in 120.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Las Vegas is 848.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 131.35% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 1.94% higher than the New Mexico violent crime rate of 832.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Las Vegas

457
Property Crimes
3,492.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
65.54%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 28.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Las Vegas each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Las Vegas is 3,492.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 65.54% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 12.21% higher than the New Mexico property crime rate of 3,112.7 per 100,000 people.

Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Santa Fe, NM 84,176 3,721 4,420.5 4,024.9 395.6
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