El Monte, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
2,091
Total Crimes
1,805.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-27.11%
Below National Average
165 out of 461
In California
5,677 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in El Monte, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in El Monte is 1,805.2 per 100,000 people. That's -27.11% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -34.89% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,772.4 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 Monte SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
4
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
El Monte
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,091 1,805.2 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 2 1.7 4.3 5.0
Robbery 126 108.8 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 142 122.6 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 304 262.5 441.2 366.7
Burglary 347 299.6 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,046 903.0 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 394 340.2 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 1,787 1,542.8 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In El Monte

304.0
Violent Crimes
262.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-28.43%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 381.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in El Monte each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in El Monte is 262.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -28.43% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -40.51% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In El Monte

1,787.0
Property Crimes
1,542.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-26.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 64.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in El Monte each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in El Monte is 1,542.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -26.88% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -33.82% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

El Monte 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 Monte

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lakewood, CA 80,151 2,068 2,580.1 2,303.2 277.0
Baldwin Park, CA 75,862 1,298 1,711.0 1,463.2 247.8
Yorba Linda, CA 68,225 669 980.6 919.0 61.6
Arcadia, CA 58,899 1,432 2,431.3 2,288.7 142.6
Rosemead, CA 54,489 1,117 2,050.0 1,728.8 321.2
Cypress, CA 49,085 648 1,320.2 1,214.2 105.9
La Mirada, CA 48,702 787 1,616.0 1,439.4 176.6
La Verne, CA 32,344 678 2,096.2 1,938.5 157.7
South El Monte, CA 20,852 602 2,887.0 2,397.9 489.2
Temple, GA 4,462 89 1,994.6 1,905.0 89.6
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