Reported Annual Crime In El Monte

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEl Monte/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,267n/a (estimate)2,8122,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEl Monte/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a4.34.65.3
Rape43n/a37.037.241.7
Robbery183n/a157.5143.298.0
Assault220n/a189.4264.2248.9
Violent crime451n/a (estimate)388449383
Burglary687n/a591.4446.9430.4
Theft1,431n/a1,231.81,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft698n/a600.9425.9237.4
Property crime2,816n/a (estimate)2,4242,4972,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in El Monte, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 5% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 2% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, El Monte, CA shows a crime rate that is 14% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 1% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, El Monte, CA is shown to be 3% lower than the California average and 3% higher than the national average.
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The El Monte crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in El Monte as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The El Monte crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in El Monte is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.7 daily crimes that occur in El Monte.
  • El Monte is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In El Monte you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in El Monte has increased by 30%.

Compare El Monte, CA Crime To Other Cities

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

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in El Monte, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In El Monte, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.05 times less than the California average and 1.02 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in El Monte, CA is 1.16 times less than the California average and 1.01 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, El Monte, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.03 times less than the California average and 1.03 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is El Monte (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is El Monte, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that El Monte, CA has been ranked safer than 36% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, El Monte, CA is safer than 29% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than El Monte, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that El Monte, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in El Monte

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in El Monte is 1 in 258
The chance of being a victim of property crime in El Monte is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in El Monte is 1 in 36
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in El Monte, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In El Monte, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 258. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 42 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in El Monte, CA is 1 in 36.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in El Monte, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in El Monte, CA has increased by 14%, while the property crime rate in El Monte, CA has increased by 33% year over year. Summing up the numbers, El Monte, CA has increased by 30% with regards to total crimes year over year.

El Monte police department

ItemEl MonteCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)16151,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
There are a total of 161 El Monte police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 61.4% less than the California average and 57.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
San Pasqual, CA2,01770392462
Rose Hills, CA3,033101562663
Bradbury, CA95492646738
Sierra Madre, CA11,067729751,047
East Pasadena, CA6,1591618931,054
Yorba Linda, CA67,362651,0361,102
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
El Monte, CA115,6653882,4242,812

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Provo, UT115,7181261,7321,858
Fargo, ND115,9504033,1353,538
Peoria, IL115,9907594,2144,973
Lansing, MI114,7731,1363,0524,187
Springfield, IL116,7451,0554,7565,810
El Monte, CA115,6653882,4242,812
Source: The El Monte, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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