Bloomfield, NM Arrest Records

Bloomfield, NM is among the most violent cities in the USA with 5.58 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 23rd safest city in New Mexico among the 53 cities.
Bloomfield, NM property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 25.83 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 119 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 11.21% compared to 2015.

Bloomfield Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bloomfield 2016 increased by 14.8% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 36 to 40 while non-violent crime increased by 15.63% from 160 to 185.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 119
Burglary 53
Aggravated assault 28
Motor vehicle theft 13
Revised rape 10

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 Bloomfield 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 Bloomfield increased by 11.11% from 2015 and decreased by 45.95% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 74 to 40. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bloomfield was 19% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.558%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Bloomfield increased by 15.63% from 2015 and increased by 25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 148 to 185. In 2016 property crime rate in Bloomfield was 9.14% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.583%.

How Bloomfield stands up against other cities

Bloomfield vs. Belen

You’ll be in more safety in Bloomfield compared to Belen that had 194.37% higher crime rate compared to Bloomfield according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.2792 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.2628 in Belen city.
Larceny rates of 16.6132 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 47.8462 in Belen.

Bloomfield vs. Ruidoso

You’ll be in more risk in Bloomfield compared to Ruidoso that had 3.87% lower crime rate compared to Bloomfield according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 1.3961 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3905 in Ruidoso city.
Larceny rates of 16.6132 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 15.2284 in Ruidoso.

Names with the most arrests in Bloomfield

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 35.82% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bloomfield is 0.05% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 8.61 daily crimes that occur in Bloomfield.
  • Bloomfield is safer than Belen.
  • In Bloomfield you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bloomfield have increased by 14.8%.