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Crime rate in Hobbs, New Mexico (NM): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
 Very low (< 50)
 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Hobbs by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(7.1)
2
(6.9)
4
(13.7)
1
(3.5)
3
(10.4)
4
(13.8)
6
(20.4)
4
(13.6)
1
(3.4)
5
(16.3)
9
(27.6)
6
(17.4)
3
(8.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(56.9)
21
(72.9)
16
(54.7)
22
(76.4)
21
(73.1)
22
(75.6)
21
(71.4)
22
(74.9)
23
(77.3)
16
(52.1)
39
(119.5)
22
(63.8)
20
(57.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(46.2)
31
(107.6)
27
(92.4)
34
(118.1)
28
(97.4)
20
(68.8)
47
(159.9)
39
(132.8)
35
(117.6)
20
(65.1)
33
(101.1)
14
(40.6)
22
(63.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
243
(864.1)
242
(839.8)
304
(1,040.2)
268
(931.2)
305
(1,061.1)
287
(986.7)
379
(1,289.1)
317
(1,079.0)
224
(752.9)
138
(449.4)
168
(514.7)
121
(350.7)
186
(538.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
262
(931.7)
276
(957.8)
355
(1,214.8)
372
(1,292.6)
351
(1,221.1)
324
(1,113.9)
388
(1,319.7)
348
(1,184.6)
364
(1,223.5)
397
(1,292.7)
419
(1,283.6)
415
(1,202.8)
389
(1,126.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
957
(3,403.0)
1,020
(3,539.7)
1,320
(4,516.8)
1,357
(4,715.2)
1,531
(5,326.3)
2,088
(7,178.5)
1,552
(5,278.9)
1,356
(4,615.7)
1,070
(3,596.5)
1,235
(4,021.5)
1,206
(3,694.6)
985
(2,854.7)
1,045
(3,025.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(131.6)
54
(187.4)
35
(119.8)
59
(205.0)
59
(205.3)
66
(226.9)
72
(244.9)
98
(333.6)
81
(272.3)
60
(195.4)
60
(183.8)
59
(171.0)
114
(330.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(21.3)
1
(3.5)
3
(10.3)
N/A2
(7.0)
5
(17.2)
9
(30.6)
7
(23.8)
8
(26.9)
1
(3.3)
7
(21.4)
6
(17.4)
3
(8.7)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)473.9512.9602.1605.2657.4712.7751.6658.7523.0466.0554.6393.1430.9
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Hobbs, New Mexico as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hobbs to the number of sex offenders is 796 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


See how dangerous Hobbs, NM is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Hobbs:

430.9
Eunice:

205.8
Lovington:

225.6
Denver City:

155.7
Seminole:

105.3
Seagraves:

123.5
Tatum:

185.9
Jal:

236.9
Andrews:

349.1
Violent crime rate in 2012
Hobbs:

389.2
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Hobbs:

304.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Hobbs:

498.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Hobbs:

353.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Hobbs:

537.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Hobbs:

732.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Hobbs:

865.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Hobbs:

652.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Hobbs:

696.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Hobbs:

628.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Hobbs:

670.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Hobbs:

579.5
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Hobbs:

544.2
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Hobbs:

440.5
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Hobbs:

422.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Hobbs:

485.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Hobbs:

505.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Hobbs:

481.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Hobbs:

535.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Hobbs:

583.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Hobbs:

636.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Hobbs:

559.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Hobbs:

542.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Hobbs:

503.3
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Hobbs:

410.2
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Hobbs:

389.0
U.S. Average:

331.5


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Latest news about crime in Hobbs, NM collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 84 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
New Mexico average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 89 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
New Mexico average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 102 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
New Mexico average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 118 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
New Mexico average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 112 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
New Mexico average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 117 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
New Mexico average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 122 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
New Mexico average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 111 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
New Mexico average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 106 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
New Mexico average:

2.28


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Zip codes: 88240, 88242.


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