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New Mexico 2019

Year: 
2019

The Jail System

New Mexico has 33 jails in 33 counties. The jail population in 2019 was 7,270.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2019, the number of prisoners under the jurisdiction of New Mexico correctional authorities was 6,723 located in 6 state prisons and held in custody of private prisons or local jails. State operated facilities had a staff of 4,048 employees and a budget of $339.3 million.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2019, New Mexico's community corrections population was 12,354 under probation and 2,679 under parole.

Methodology

The National Institute of Corrections depends on publicly available information to provide the information on this page.

The statistics for budgets, employee positions, and state prison facilities data come from state departments of corrections, other state reports and state agencies. If data is missing for a state, then we were unable to find that information.

The data on prison population and incarcerate rate come from the Prisoner in 2019 report released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The report includes the count of prisoners in the unified systems of Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Violent and property crime rates are provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

The number of counties per state comes from the United States Census Bureau.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
316
Violent Crime Rate: 
832
Property Crime Rate: 
3,112
Probationers: 
760
Parolees: 
165

Populations

Prison Population: 
6,723
Jail Population: 
7,270
Parole Population: 
2,679
Probation Population: 
12,354

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
6 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
33

Prisons

Employee Positions: 
4,048
Prison Budget: 
$339,300,000