Movoto, a real estate brokerage site based in San Mateo, California, Tuesday published a list of the safest places in New Mexico using data from the FBI 2012 crime statistics.
Researchers said Deming had the 13th lowest number of total crimes in 2012, with just 4,891 per 100,000 people.
Of those, there were 4,324 property crimes and 567 violent crimes, none of which were murders.
According to the statistics, you have a one-in-20 chance of being a crime victim in Deming.
Topping the list of the safest places in New Mexico was the Village of Corrales, located just north of Albuquerque, followed by Los Alamos… Alamogordo… Lovington… Raton… Aztec… Sunland Park… Rio Rancho… Las Vegas… and then Deming.
More information is available at www.movoto.com/nm/safest-places-in-new-mexico.