Ruidoso, NM Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
237
Total Crimes
3,028.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
29.09%
Above National Average
43 out of 60
In New Mexico
7,238 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Ruidoso, NM?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Ruidoso is 3,028.4 per 100,000 people. That's 29.09% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -16.35% 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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Ruidoso SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
8
Commute
10

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Ruidoso
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 237 3,028.4 3,620.2 2,346.0
Murder 2 25.6 7.8 6.5
Robbery 1 12.8 99.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 24 306.7 615.9 279.7
Violent Crime 31 396.1 778.3 387.8
Burglary 77 983.9 648.8 314.2
Larceny 120 1,533.4 1,765.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 9 115.0 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 206 2,632.3 2,841.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Ruidoso

31.0
Violent Crimes
396.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
2.14%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 252.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Ruidoso each year. That compares to a 1 in 128.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Ruidoso is 396.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 2.14% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -49.10% lower than the New Mexico violent crime rate of 778.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Ruidoso

206.0
Property Crimes
2,632.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
34.42%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 38.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Ruidoso each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Ruidoso is 2,632.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 34.42% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -7.38% lower than the New Mexico property crime rate of 2,841.9 per 100,000 people.

Ruidoso 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 Ruidoso

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Alamogordo, NM 31,832 905 2,843.1 2,500.6 342.4
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
Capitan, NM 1,417 13 917.4 705.7 211.7
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