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Total crime 117%
Violent crime 215%
Property crime 99%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsCentral/100k peopleEl Paso/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12,8005,400 (estimate)1,8642,8102,489
Murder40n/a5.84.95.0
Rape310n/a45.151.142.6
Robbery338n/a49.2100.081.6
Assault1,734n/a252.5263.0250.2
Violent crime2,4221,195 (estimate)353419379
Burglary1,048n/a152.6392.8340.5
Theft8,479n/a1,234.61,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft851n/a123.9267.2219.9
Property crime10,3784,205 (estimate)1,5112,3912,110

Key findings

  • Central crime rates are 117% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Central are 215% higher than the national average
  • In Central you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Central is safer than 26% of the cities in Texas
  • Year over year crime in El Paso has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Central (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central is 1 in 84
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Central is 1 in 19

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

      El Paso police department

      ItemCentralEl PasoTexas
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,25446,020
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.93.0

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Horizon City, TX19,14235502536
      Socorro, TX32,988123858982
      Anthony, NM9,4593457221,066
      Prado Verde, TX2561751,0011,177
      Sunland Park, NM15,5883591,0441,403
      Vinton, TX1,5492181,2441,462
      Anthony, TX5,4022791,7081,987
      El Paso, TX678,0583531,5111,864

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Detroit, MI683,4431,9654,3036,268
      Seattle, WA668,8495854,4965,081
      Denver, CO663,3037493,7444,492
      Washington, DC659,0099774,2465,223
      Boston, MA658,2796222,0162,639
      El Paso, TX678,0583531,5111,864
      Source: The Central, El Paso, TX 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.