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New Mexico

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

New Mexico has 33 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 42 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 8,900 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the New Mexico prison population was 7,169. The New Mexico Corrections Department operates six state facilities and five private prisons. The Department's operating budget for FY2015 was approximately $301 million.

The Community Corrections System

The New Mexico Corrections Department, Probation & Parole Division supervised over 17,000 offenders during FY2015.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
335
Violent Crime Rate: 
656
Property Crime Rate: 
3,697
Probationers: 
946
Parolees: 
182

Populations

Prison Population: 
7,189
Jail Population: 
8,900
Parole Population: 
2,888
Probation Population: 
15,048

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
6 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
42

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 35,540
Employee Positions: 
0