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


City-Data.com crime index in Gallup, NM compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Gallup, NM

The 2022 crime rate in Gallup, NM is 640 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.6 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 98.5% U.S. cities. The 2022 Gallup crime rate fell by 19% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 2 - a decrease of 4 compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Gallup has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Gallup, NM is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Gallup:

640.0
Milan:

241.5
Grants:

143.9
St. Johns:

240.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Gallup by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(10.0)
2
(9.2)
1
(4.6)
7
(31.3)
5
(22.5)
3
(13.4)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.3)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.6)
5
(23.3)
6
(28.3)
2
(9.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
34
(170.7)
29
(133.8)
27
(123.2)
36
(161.0)
37
(166.7)
25
(111.8)
20
(88.4)
22
(93.5)
20
(87.7)
18
(81.9)
20
(91.2)
15
(69.9)
21
(99.1)
16
(75.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
46
(231.0)
56
(258.3)
51
(232.7)
57
(254.9)
65
(292.9)
78
(348.9)
86
(380.1)
80
(340.0)
87
(381.3)
65
(295.7)
84
(382.9)
84
(391.4)
75
(353.8)
59
(277.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
297
(1,491)
277
(1,278)
261
(1,191)
319
(1,426)
356
(1,604)
374
(1,673)
245
(1,083)
303
(1,288)
244
(1,069)
254
(1,156)
332
(1,514)
277
(1,291)
315
(1,486)
253
(1,192)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
206
(1,034)
250
(1,153)
297
(1,355)
380
(1,699)
372
(1,676)
364
(1,628)
323
(1,428)
282
(1,199)
256
(1,122)
351
(1,597)
250
(1,140)
191
(890.0)
213
(1,005)
132
(621.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
982
(4,931)
1,178
(5,434)
1,411
(6,437)
1,466
(6,555)
1,790
(8,066)
1,893
(8,466)
1,615
(7,139)
1,231
(5,232)
1,046
(4,585)
1,000
(4,550)
987
(4,500)
624
(2,908)
613
(2,892)
736
(3,467)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
116
(582.4)
118
(544.3)
106
(483.6)
99
(442.7)
125
(563.3)
108
(483.0)
131
(579.1)
135
(573.8)
191
(837.2)
164
(746.1)
160
(729.4)
98
(456.7)
169
(797.2)
151
(711.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(25.1)
6
(27.7)
1
(4.6)
12
(53.7)
2
(9.0)
2
(8.9)
8
(35.4)
6
(25.5)
11
(48.2)
9
(40.9)
6
(27.4)
8
(37.3)
13
(61.3)
12
(56.5)
City-Data.com crime index840.4800.2806.6969.61072.21046.7842.0782.0736.1747.9817.8693.2788.9640.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. 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 22 registered sex offenders living in Gallup, New Mexico as of May 22, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gallup is 1,023 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Gallup:

829.1
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Gallup:

1,075.5
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Gallup:

957.6
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Gallup:

1,048.6
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Gallup:

816.7
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Gallup:

821.8
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Gallup:

915.9
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Gallup:

828.8
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Gallup:

1,149.4
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Gallup:

1,160.3
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Gallup:

1,064.2
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Gallup:

843.9
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Gallup:

920.3
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Gallup:

1,051.9
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Gallup:

861.0
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Gallup:

607.3
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Gallup:

732.5
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Gallup:

673.7
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Gallup:

404.4
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Gallup:

465.1
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Gallup:

391.9
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Gallup:

562.3
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Gallup:

658.8
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Gallup:

579.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Gallup:

587.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Gallup:

729.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Gallup:

821.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Gallup:

823.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Gallup:

734.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Gallup:

665.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Gallup:

584.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Gallup:

540.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Gallup:

631.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Gallup:

398.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Gallup:

530.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Gallup:

542.9
U.S. Average:

322.3
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 71 (55 officers - 41 male; 14 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
New Mexico average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 79 (63 officers - 51 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
New Mexico average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 81 (66 officers - 54 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
New Mexico average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 70 (56 officers - 44 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
New Mexico average:

2.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 80 (63 officers - 46 male; 17 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
New Mexico average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 80 (63 officers - 46 male; 17 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
New Mexico average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 75 (58 officers - 44 male; 14 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
New Mexico average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 73 (59 officers - 45 male; 14 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
New Mexico average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 75 (59 officers - 44 male; 15 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
New Mexico average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 82 (61 officers - 46 male; 15 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
New Mexico average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 93 (62 officers - 47 male; 15 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.33
New Mexico average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 71 (50 officers - 38 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
New Mexico average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 81 (64 officers - 52 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
New Mexico average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 90 (55 officers - 46 male; 9 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
New Mexico average:

2.29

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Gallup, NM
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 87305.