Annual Crime In El Paso (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
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 Paso/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,118 (estimate)2,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEl Paso/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)193 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)925 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • El Paso crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in El Paso are 49% lower than the national average
  • In El Paso you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • El Paso is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in El Paso has decreased by 24%

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Compare El Paso, IL Crime To Other Cities

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

      How Safe is El Paso (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in El Paso

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in El Paso is 1 in 518
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in El Paso is 1 in 109
      The chance of being a victim of crime in El Paso is 1 in 90

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

      El Paso police department

      ItemEl PasoIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

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      Dana, IL121000
      Lexington, IL2,107494998
      Danvers, IL1,2910180180
      Hudson, IL1,7040219219
      Eureka, IL5,827206637843
      Gridley, IL1,426170812982
      Flanagan, IL1,069172824997
      El Paso, IL2,7491939251,118

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      East Quincy, CA2,7492401,2761,515
      Hooks, TX2,7490730730
      Hopkins, SC2,7492631,6271,890
      Cohasset, MN2,74981730810
      East Tawas, MI2,750209770979
      El Paso, IL2,7491939251,118
      Source: The El Paso, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.