El Centro, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,161
Total Crimes
2,624.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
11.87%
Above National Average
313 out of 461
In California
6,764 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in El Centro, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in El Centro is 2,624.4 per 100,000 people. That's 11.87% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 1.68% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,581.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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El Centro SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
4
Commute
8.5

How Does El Centro Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
El Centro
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,161 2,624.4 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 1 2.3 5.6 6.5
Robbery 30 67.8 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 117 264.5 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 158 357.2 442.0 387.8
Burglary 213 481.5 369.7 314.2
Larceny 679 1,534.9 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 111 250.9 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 1,003 2,267.3 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In El Centro

158
Violent Crimes
357.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-7.90%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 280.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in El Centro each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in El Centro is 357.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -7.90% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -19.20% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In El Centro

1,003
Property Crimes
2,267.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
15.78%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 44.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in El Centro each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in El Centro is 2,267.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 15.78% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 6.00% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

El Centro Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around El Centro

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Calexico, CA 39,957 876 2,192.4 2,014.7 177.7
Brawley, CA 26,363 736 2,791.8 2,336.6 455.2
Imperial, CA 18,528 64 345.4 296.8 48.6
Holtville, CA 6,699 94 1,403.2 1,268.8 134.3
Westmorland, CA 2,256 60 2,659.6 2,039.0 620.6
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