Sunland Park, NM crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Sunland Park has an overall crime rate of 10 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sunland Park is 1 in 97. How does Sunland Park fare compared to other communities in New Mexico of all population sizes? Sunland Park's crime rate is lower than approximately 51% of New Mexico communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Sunland Park has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Sunland Park is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Sunland Park does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Sunland Park.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sunland Park occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Sunland Park; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 235. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Sunland Park is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Sunland Park than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 165.

Sunland Park Crime Data

total Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 48% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Sunland Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
National Median: 4
    Sunland Park
    New Mexico

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 235

in Sunland Park

1 in 127

in New Mexico

Sunland Park Violent Crimes

Population: 17,121
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 2 62
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.53 0.12 3.62

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
National Median: 19
    Sunland Park
    New Mexico

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 165

in Sunland Park

1 in 32

in New Mexico

Property Crimes

Population: 17,121
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 61 22
Rate per 1,000 1.23 3.56 1.28

United States Property Crimes

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Sunland Park Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
National Median: 26.8
    Sunland Park
    New Mexico

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