El Paso Texas Crimes Statistics, Arrest and Population Information
El Paso is a city and seat of the El Paso County of Texas. The city is host to the Sun Bowl game, which is the second oldest bowl game in the USA. The city is home to many military establishments, including Fort Bliss. It is 256.3 square miles in size. The city has a mix of cold desert and hot desert climate with hot summers and dry, humid and cool winters.
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El Paso, Texas has a population of 683,080 comprising 140 neighborhoods. The majority population (24.5%) is those in the age group of 35 to 54. There are 221,550 homes and apartments in the city. The median value of homes in the city is $ 123,725, which is average for the state of Texas, and low for the country. Real estate in El Paso is not so expensive.
23.6% of the population are college graduates. The per capita income of El Paso is $20,391 which is lesser than the US average. The median income level of $43,322 is also lesser than the US average. Those below the poverty line constituted 21% of the total population.
The major employers in El Paso in terms of industry sector were Healthcare (13.4%), Education (12.2%) and Retail (11.9%). The city has a mixed workforce with equal white-collar and blue-collar workers. Most people work in office administration, sales, and management. The majority of people use public transport for commuting.
In terms of race and ethnicity, a large majority of the population (80.2%) were Hispanic in origin. Spanish is the most common language in El Paso, followed by English. Around 24.4% of the residents of El Paso were born outside the USA.
El Paso Texas crime statistics
El Paso has a crime index of 29, on a scale of 1-100, where one is the most unsafe and 100 the safest. The city is 29% safer than other cities in the US. There were a total of 15,547 crimes committed, and the crime rate was 22.76 per 1000 residents. Compared to other communities, the crime rate in El Paso is slightly high, and it has a crime rate higher than 66% of other communities in Texas.
A comparison of violent crimes committed in El Paso with Texas shows that the crime rate of 3.99 per 1000 of El Paso was lesser than the Texas average of 4.34 per 1000. A citizen has a 1 in 250 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime, which is slightly lesser than the rest of the state.
Assault was the major violent crime committed in El Paso, with a rate of 2.79 per 1000, which is lesser than the United States average of 2.49 per 1000.
The property crime rate of El Paso is 18.77 per 1000, which is lesser compared to the Texas average of 27.6 per 1000. You have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of a property crime in El Paso, which is lesser than the state average. The major property crime was theft, which had an incidence rate of 15.41 per 1000, which is less than the US average of 17.45 per 1000.
The crime per square mile of El Paso is 61 per square mile, which is higher than the Texas data of 30 per square mile.
The city crime index and the crime per square mile data indicate that the city has a higher crime rate than other cities of the state. But the violent crime rate and the property crime rates are lesser than the state average. Chances of being a victim of a crime are less than the state average. When compared to other cities of the same size, El Paso is a safe city to live in.
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