Socorro County, NM Arrest Records

Socorro County, NM is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.06 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Bernalillo, Valencia, Otero, McKinley, Cibola counties in New Mexico.
Socorro County, NM property crime rate is 2.76 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 30 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 30.43% compared to 2015.

Socorro County, NM Crime Rate

Total arrests in Socorro County in 2016 increased by 6.56% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 14 to 18 while non-violent crime decreased by 0% from 47 to 47.

5 Crimes In Socorro County, NM in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 30
Aggravated assault 15
Burglary 11
Motor vehicle theft 6
Legacy rape 3

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Socorro County increased by 28.57% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Socorro County was 77.47% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.106%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Socorro County decreased by 0% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Socorro County was 90.29% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.276%.

How Socorro stands up against other counties

Socorro vs. Torrance

You’ll be in more safety in Socorro compared to Torrance county that had 343.38% higher crime rate compared to Socorro county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.2614 in Torrance county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.3524 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.8298 in Torrance county.

Socorro vs. Lincoln

You’ll be in more safety in Socorro compared to Lincoln county that had 68.53% higher crime rate compared to Socorro county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.8810 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.9779 in Lincoln county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Lincoln county.

Names with the most arrests in Socorro

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Socorro, New Mexico, the most crimes, that's 34.22% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Socorro County is 0.88% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.05 daily crimes that occur in Socorro County.
  • Socorro, NM is safer than Torrance.
  • In Socorro County you have a 1 in 262 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Socorro, NM have increased by 6.56%.

Names in Socorro County