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Crime Report for Hobbs,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Hobbs, is 0.6 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Hobbs Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Hobbs, has a violent crime rate of 951 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 898 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Hobbs 951
NM 898
National 676

Hobbs, is in the 84% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 92% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 84% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Hobbs, or said another way, 16% of cities in have crime rates higher than Hobbs.


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Crime Hobbs NM Nation
Violent Crime Total 951.2 897.9 676
Murder / NNH 3.4 7.2 6.5
Forcible Rape 77.3 64.8 31.1
Robbery Rate 117.6 151.8 197.4
Aggravated Assault 752.9 489.1 315
Property Crime Total 5092.3 4982.9 3726.9
Burglary 1223.5 1231.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 3596.5 3239.3 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 272.3 522.9 382.3
Arson 26.9 25.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Hobbs, has a property crime rate of 5092.3 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4982.9 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Hobbs 5092.3
NM 4982.9
National 3727



Hobbs Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 82
National Percentile Rank - 87