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Crime rate in El Monte, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in El Monte, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in El Monte, CA

The 2022 crime rate in El Monte, CA is 224 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 79.0% U.S. cities. The 2022 El Monte crime rate rose by 16% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 4 - a decrease of 3 compared to 2021. In the last 5 years El Monte has seen increasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous El Monte, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
El Monte:

223.5
South El Monte:

434.9
Temple City:

140.2
Rosemead:

291.3
Baldwin Park:

225.4
Arcadia:

231.7
San Gabriel:

121.9
Irwindale:

1,811.3
La Puente:

152.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in El Monte by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(2.5)
3
(2.6)
1
(0.9)
4
(3.5)
3
(2.6)
2
(1.7)
8
(6.8)
3
(2.6)
5
(4.3)
6
(5.2)
2
(1.7)
9
(7.8)
7
(6.2)
4
(3.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(11.4)
27
(23.8)
33
(28.7)
14
(12.1)
14
(12.1)
20
(17.2)
21
(17.9)
31
(26.4)
43
(37.0)
35
(30.1)
34
(29.4)
40
(34.6)
34
(30.3)
31
(29.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
304
(248.3)
265
(233.5)
196
(170.7)
203
(176.0)
155
(134.1)
164
(141.1)
143
(121.8)
167
(142.3)
183
(157.5)
149
(127.9)
126
(108.8)
122
(105.5)
98
(87.3)
153
(146.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
395
(322.6)
305
(268.8)
191
(166.4)
174
(150.8)
168
(145.3)
147
(126.5)
228
(194.2)
247
(210.5)
220
(189.4)
172
(147.7)
142
(122.6)
177
(153.0)
203
(180.9)
214
(204.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
644
(526.0)
607
(534.9)
544
(473.8)
571
(495.0)
568
(491.4)
462
(397.5)
461
(392.8)
675
(575.2)
687
(591.4)
482
(413.9)
347
(299.6)
340
(293.9)
342
(304.7)
443
(423.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,407
(1,149)
1,194
(1,052)
1,136
(989.5)
1,081
(937.1)
1,038
(898.0)
1,168
(1,005)
991
(844.3)
1,138
(969.7)
1,431
(1,232)
1,256
(1,078)
1,046
(903.0)
980
(847.1)
977
(870.6)
990
(945.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
759
(620.0)
797
(702.4)
606
(527.8)
578
(501.1)
576
(498.3)
583
(501.6)
680
(579.3)
688
(586.3)
698
(600.9)
504
(432.8)
394
(340.2)
455
(393.3)
520
(463.4)
524
(500.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(7.4)
13
(11.5)
6
(5.2)
14
(12.1)
11
(9.5)
5
(4.3)
29
(24.7)
23
(19.6)
13
(11.2)
20
(17.2)
17
(14.7)
21
(18.2)
19
(16.9)
17
(16.2)
City-Data.com crime index285.5283.9224.2211.8194.4193.0211.0237.0262.1209.0168.4191.4192.3223.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 166 registered sex offenders living in El Monte, California as of May 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in El Monte is 702 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


When are crimes committed in El Monte, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2022
El Monte:

212.5
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
El Monte:

176.9
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
El Monte:

179.4
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
El Monte:

148.5
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
El Monte:

178.2
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
El Monte:

219.1
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
El Monte:

207.9
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
El Monte:

189.6
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
El Monte:

154.4
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
El Monte:

157.0
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
El Monte:

182.5
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
El Monte:

199.0
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
El Monte:

280.2
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
El Monte:

301.8
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
El Monte:

352.7
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
El Monte:

267.0
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
El Monte:

245.8
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
El Monte:

275.3
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
El Monte:

207.0
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
El Monte:

174.0
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
El Monte:

160.1
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
El Monte:

156.1
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
El Monte:

201.6
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
El Monte:

270.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
El Monte:

251.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
El Monte:

207.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
El Monte:

205.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
El Monte:

217.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
El Monte:

221.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
El Monte:

223.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
El Monte:

264.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
El Monte:

255.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
El Monte:

242.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
El Monte:

229.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
El Monte:

278.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
El Monte:

291.0
U.S. Average:

322.3
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 152 (116 officers - 104 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
California average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 157 (118 officers - 106 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 160 (118 officers - 108 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 162 (119 officers - 109 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 164 (118 officers - 108 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 152 (108 officers - 100 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.92
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 148 (107 officers - 99 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 154 (114 officers - 106 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 157 (115 officers - 108 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 161 (117 officers - 110 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 168 (121 officers - 114 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 172 (127 officers - 120 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 174 (127 officers - 119 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
California average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 214 (146 officers - 135 male; 11 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
California average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 224 (152 officers - 142 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
California average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 228 (159 officers - 149 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 227 (161 officers - 151 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 226 (157 officers - 149 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 208 (149 officers - 141 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in El Monte, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 91731, 91733, 91770.