Table 8

NEW MEXICO

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2016

[The data shown in this table do not reflect county totals but are the number of offenses reported by the sheriff's office or county police department.]

Metropolitan/ Nonmetropolitan County Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)1
Rape
(legacy
definition)2
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson3
Metropolitan Counties Bernalillo 763 9 52 122 580 2,820 909 1,452 459 103
Dona Ana 188 6 42 6 134 834 308 437 89
Sandoval 25 0 3 1 21 166 47 111 8
Santa Fe 111 1 8 13 89 656 397 257 2
Torrance 66 1 11 4 50 193 106 59 28
Valencia 386 0 19 11 356 1,196 414 516 266
Nonmetropolitan Counties Catron 7 0 0 0 7 17 3 12 2
Chaves 62 1 12 1 48 207 89 89 29
Cibola 78 0 3 0 75 91 44 33 14
Colfax 12 0 0 2 10 23 13 7 3
Curry 18 2 2 1 13 158 74 68 16
De Baca 2 0 0 1 1 31 16 11 4
Eddy 39 2 0 1 36 328 63 202 63
Hidalgo 4 0 0 1 3 18 11 6 1
Lea 22 1 5 2 14 384 135 215 34
Lincoln 23 0 4 0 19 102 48 49 5
Luna 44 0 0 1 43 242 91 123 28
McKinley 85 1 8 5 71 265 87 157 21
Mora 5 0 0 0 5 25 12 8 5
Otero 124 0 10 0 114 272 115 139 18
Quay 3 0 0 0 3 29 12 15 2
San Miguel 8 0 0 0 8 4 1 1 2
Sierra 35 2 8 0 25 76 27 41 8
Socorro 18 0 3 0 15 47 11 30 6
Union 2 0 0 0 2 11 8 3 0
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The FBI does not publish arson data unless it receives data from either the agency or the state for all 12 months of the calendar year.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.