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Total crime 178%
Violent crime 254%
Property crime 165%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEl Dorado/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,235n/a (estimate)6,9303,4432,489
Murder3n/a16.88.05.0
Rape16n/a89.877.242.6
Robbery23n/a129.151.681.6
Assault197n/a1,105.5447.8250.2
Violent crime239n/a (estimate)1,341585379
Burglary524n/a2,940.5599.6340.5
Theft431n/a2,418.62,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft41n/a230.1245.9219.9
Property crime996n/a (estimate)5,5892,8582,110

Key findings

  • El Dorado crime rates are 178% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in El Dorado are 254% higher than the national average
  • In El Dorado you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • El Dorado is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in El Dorado has decreased by 2%

El Dorado crime map

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The El Dorado crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in El Dorado as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The El Dorado crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In El Dorado (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in El Dorado, per 100,000 residents. In El Dorado, the total number of daily crimes is 2.01 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.78 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in El Dorado are 2.29 times more than the Arkansas average and 3.54 times more than the national average. For property crime, El Dorado has a daily crime rate that is 1.96 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.65 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is El Dorado (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in El Dorado, Arkansas compared to other areas of Arkansas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is El Dorado safe? In the graphs above, it shows that El Dorado is safer than 1% of Arkansas cities, and 1% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Arkansas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than El Dorado. At this time, El Dorado sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in El Dorado

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in El Dorado is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in El Dorado is 1 in 18
      The chance of being a victim of crime in El Dorado is 1 in 15
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in El Dorado? In El Dorado, you have a 1 in 75 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 18. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in El Dorado, AR is 1 in 15.

      Year Over Year Crime In El Dorado (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether El Dorado is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in El Dorado has increased by 23% and the rate of property crime in El Dorado has decreased by 6%. The total crime rate in El Dorado has decreased by 2% year to year.

      El Dorado police department

      ItemEl DoradoArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)685,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.62.93.3
      There are a total of 68 El Dorado police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.3% greater than the Arkansas average and 10.9% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Arkansas

      StateTotal offendersArkansas /100KNational /100K
      Arkansas8,875323266
      There are a total of 8,875 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 323 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 21% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Smackover, AR1,9682651,2931,558
      Norphlet, AR7027083,4594,167
      Calion, AR3697723,7744,546
      Junction City, AR5577733,7754,548
      Louann, AR1308143,9784,792
      Junction City, LA3797684,4235,191
      El Dorado, AR18,3931,3415,5896,930

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winchester, KY18,3952364,4244,660
      Onalaska, WI18,396532,7732,826
      Oxon Hill, MD18,3975412,3222,862
      Natchitoches, LA18,4029976,8807,877
      Nanuet, NY18,3772711,0361,306
      El Dorado, AR18,3931,3415,5896,930
      Source: The El Dorado, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.