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Here Are The 7 Most Dangerous Places In New Mexico After Dark

Generally, Only In New Mexico strives to focus on the many positive aspects of the Land of Enchantment. However, every state has its dark side; inevitably, some places are safer than others.

We’ve already listed the most dangerous towns in New Mexico based on overall crime statistics. But that doesn’t show the entire picture. In this article, we’re concentrating on the places where a particular type of crime is most prevalent. Our data is based on a combination of FBI crime data for 2014 and crime reports from the New Mexico Department of Public Safety for 2015 and this year to date.

We’ve presented these crimes in the order they typically appear on tables of crime statistics, with murder in the number one spot because it’s the most serious offense.

Want to know about the safest places in New Mexico? Here’s a list of them.

Juliet White
New Mexico staff writer for Only In Your State and freelance writer. A committed travel junkie, Juliet has lived on two continents, but believes that the sunsets in New Mexico are the best. She can be reached on Twitter @JulietWrites.