Socorro, NM Arrest Records

Socorro, NM is among the most violent cities in the USA with 7.39 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 46th safest city in New Mexico among the 53 cities.
Socorro, NM property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 54.93 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 314 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 16.93% compared to 2015.

Socorro Crime Rate

Total arrests in Socorro 2016 decreased by 12.62% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 62 to 64 while non-violent crime decreased by 14.39% from 556 to 476.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 314
Burglary 134
Aggravated assault 57
Motor vehicle theft 28
Robbery 4

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 Socorro 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 Socorro increased by 3.23% from 2015 and decreased by 1.54% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 65 to 64. In 2016 violent crime rate in Socorro was 57.39% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.739%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Socorro decreased by 14.39% from 2015 and increased by 26.26% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 377 to 476. In 2016 property crime rate in Socorro was 93.26% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 5.493%.

How Socorro stands up against other cities

Socorro vs. Corrales

You’ll be in more risk in Socorro compared to Corrales that had 81% lower crime rate compared to Socorro according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.1154 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Corrales city.
Burglary rates of 15.4645 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.6342 in Corrales.

Socorro vs. Bernalillo

You’ll be in more risk in Socorro compared to Bernalillo that had 14.08% lower crime rate compared to Socorro according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.2308 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2236 in Bernalillo city.
Burglary rates of 15.4645 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 17.3262 in Bernalillo.

Names with the most arrests in Socorro

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 33.56% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Socorro is 0.88% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 17.07 daily crimes that occur in Socorro.
  • Socorro is more violent than Corrales.
  • In Socorro you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Socorro have decreased by 12.62%.