Avoid visiting these unsafe cities in New Mexico if you’re a tourist.
New Mexico’s Most Dangerous Cities
Cities in New Mexico were settled by the Spanish in 1598 and are currently bordered by Texas, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and Mexico. These cities are referred to as the Four Corners area. Despite their scenic landscapes and being the hometown of Smokey the Bear, cities in New Mexico have the third-highest crime rate in the United States.
There are 145 law enforcement agencies in cities across New Mexico. Although overall reported crimes have decreased, violent crime continues to be a problem in these cities.
In New Mexico cities, property crime rates are higher than the national average. People living in these cities have a 1 in 127 chance of experiencing violent crime and a 1 in 32 chance of property violation.
Travel Safe-Abroad has published an article stating that Gallup, Belen, Deming, Los Lunas, and Roswell are among the most dangerous cities in New Mexico. It is important for visitors to these cities to be aware of the risks and exercise caution at all times.
New Mexico’s Breakfast Burritos
According to an article in the Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico Beef Jerky, B & E Burritos, La Nueva Casita Cafe, The Branch Bistro, The Pantry, and Shotgun Willies are well-known breakfast spots in New Mexico that are highly rated and loved for their tasty breakfast burritos.