Espanola, NM Arrest Records

Espanola, NM is among the most violent cities in the USA with 26.72 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 50th safest city in New Mexico among the 53 cities.
Espanola, NM property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 55.53 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 303 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 24.18% compared to 2015.

Espanola Crime Rate

Total arrests in Espanola 2016 increased by 11.04% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 265 to 268 while non-violent crime increased by 16.53% from 478 to 557.

5 Crimes In Espanola, NM in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 303
Aggravated assault 238
Burglary 211
Motor vehicle theft 43
Robbery 26

Other Cities in New Mexico with the Most Arrests

Among the 53 cities in state the most dangerous is Albuquerque with 6,245 violent crimes that’s 60.86% of total of 10,261. Belen has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 59 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Belen 92.47
Taos 88.58
Gallup 87.30
Espanola 82.25
Albuquerque 79.73

Safest Cities in New Mexico

Are you planning a move to New Mexico? Here are the safest cities in New Mexico with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Espanola is 1 out of 131 up by 0.06% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Estancia and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Lordsburg.

City Arrests
Clayton 8.41
Mesilla 8.56
Los Alamos 8.89
Sunland Park 9.08
Corrales 11.84

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Espanola increased by 1.13% from 2015 and increased by 4.28% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 257 to 268. In 2016 violent crime rate in Espanola was 469.39% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 2.672%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Espanola increased by 16.53% from 2015 and decreased by 39.13% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 915 to 557. In 2016 property crime rate in Espanola was 95.37% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 5.553%.

How Espanola stands up against other cities

Espanola vs. Bernalillo

You’ll be in more risk in Espanola compared to Bernalillo that had 34.9% lower crime rate compared to Espanola according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 2.5922 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.2296 in Bernalillo city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 4.2871 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 7.2658 in Bernalillo.

Espanola vs. Socorro

You’ll be in more risk in Espanola compared to Socorro that had 24.23% lower crime rate compared to Espanola according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 2.5922 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4616 in Socorro city.
Burglary rates of 21.0369 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 15.4645 in Socorro.

Names with the most arrests in Espanola

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 100% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Espanola is 1.48% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 22.54 daily crimes that occur in Espanola.
  • Espanola is more violent than Bernalillo.
  • In Espanola you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Espanola have increased by 11.04%.