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Dona Ana County, NM | Crime Rates

Dona Ana is a county located in NM, and has a population of 94,714. This region is policed by ATTN: RECORDS DIVISION.

Dona Ana County has an overall crime rate of 3,527 per 100,000 residents. This is moderately safer than the rest of the United States, but still about average. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Dona Ana County is 1 in 28 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Dona Ana County for the previous 2 years was 3,307 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Dona Ana County has been increasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) Dona Ana USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 3,527 4,506
Murder Rate 4.1 6
Robbery Rate 19 148
Rape Rate 41 30
Assault Rate 1,829 644
Burglary Rate 642 726
Forced Entry Rate 292 417
Larceny Rate 853 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 139 362

Policing Statistics

Dona Ana USA
Overall Clearance 40% 28%
Homicide Clearance 98% 56%
Assault Clearance 62% 52%
Rape Clearance 39% 38%
Robbery Clearance 37% 23%
Burglary Clearance 13% 12%
Larceny Clearance 16% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 14% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 3 sex offender(s) in Dona Ana County. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 3 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Dona Ana County. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for New Mexico see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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