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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 33%
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 peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime378n/a (estimate)2,9302,7252,489
Murder0n/a0.03.65.0
Rape3n/a23.348.642.6
Robbery5n/a38.844.481.6
Assault9n/a69.8314.2250.2
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)132411379
Burglary102n/a790.8342.7340.5
Theft225n/a1,744.31,721.91,549.5
Vehicle theft34n/a263.6249.9219.9
Property crime361n/a (estimate)2,7992,3152,110

Key findings

  • El Dorado crime rates are 18% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in El Dorado are 65% lower than the national average
  • In El Dorado you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • El Dorado is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in El Dorado has decreased by 8%

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 graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in El Dorado on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Kansas and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in El Dorado (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kansas, are 1.08 times more than the state average and 1.18 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in El Dorado on a daily basis are 3.12 times less than than Kansas average and 2.88 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in El Dorado are 1.21 times more than the daily state average and 1.33 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is El Dorado (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in El Dorado, Kansas compared to other areas of Kansas, 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 30% of Kansas cities, and 39% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Kansas, 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 759
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in El Dorado is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in El Dorado is 1 in 35
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in El Dorado, Kansas? If you reside in El Dorado, then there is a 1 in 759 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 36. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 35 risk that you will become a victim of crime in El Dorado.

      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 decreased by 39% and the rate of property crime in El Dorado has decreased by 5%. The total crime rate in El Dorado has decreased by 8% year to year.

      El Dorado police department

      ItemEl DoradoKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)315,262558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.53.3
      There are a total of 31 El Dorado police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.2% less than the Kansas average and 27.1% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Kansas

      StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
      Kansas9,632349266
      There are a total of 9,632 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 349 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 31% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Towanda, KS1,3821981,1131,311
      Andover, KS12,4772841,5971,881
      Benton, KS9364282,4092,837
      Leon, KS5985493,0913,640
      Augusta, KS9,2623113,5253,835
      Rosalia, KS1405793,2593,838
      Potwin, KS4705963,3563,952
      El Dorado, KS13,1021322,7992,930

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Waunakee, WI13,0921069461,052
      Atlantic Beach, FL13,0892571,4091,666
      Vadnais Heights, MN13,1151951,7181,913
      Andrews, TX13,0874171,5501,967
      La Grande, OR13,0791052,4152,520
      El Dorado, KS13,1021322,7992,930
      Source: The El Dorado, KS 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.