The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In El Paso For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in El Paso are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: This is our first time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in El Paso.
Safest Neighborhoods In El Paso

We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in El Paso are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in El Paso. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which El Paso neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in El Paso in 2020? That would be Album Park. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood’s statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in El Paso.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all El Paso neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around El Paso that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in El Paso.

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How We Determined The Safest El Paso Hoods In 2020

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in El Paso.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 49 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the ‘Safest City Neighborhood In El Paso.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Album Park.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places El Paso. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In El Paso For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 13,673
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 81
Property Crime Per 100k: 47
More on Album Park: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Album Park comes in at 81 and the property crime per capita is 47 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 11,125
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 66
Property Crime Per 100k: 174
More on North Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

North Hills is a residential neighborhood in the Northeast section of El Paso, Texas.

The violent crime per 100K people in North Hills comes in at 66 and the property crime per capita is 174 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 8,855
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 42
Property Crime Per 100k: 219
More on Mesa Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Mesa Hills comes in at 42 and the property crime per capita is 219 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 19,591
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 38
Property Crime Per 100k: 428
More on Cielo Vista: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Cielo Vista comes in at 38 and the property crime per capita is 428 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 5,515
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 67
Property Crime Per 100k: 585
More on Thomas Manor: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Thomas Manor comes in at 67 and the property crime per capita is 585 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 4,203
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 263
Property Crime Per 100k: 154
More on Mission Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Mission Hills comes in at 263 and the property crime per capita is 154 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 2,354
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 152
Property Crime Per 100k: 728
More on Mountain Arroyos: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Mountain Arroyos comes in at 152 and the property crime per capita is 728 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 209
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 152
Property Crime Per 100k: 728
More on Willow Bend One: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Willow Bend One comes in at 152 and the property crime per capita is 728 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 239
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 152
Property Crime Per 100k: 728
More on La Colonia Escondida: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in La Colonia Escondida comes in at 152 and the property crime per capita is 728 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 833
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 152
Property Crime Per 100k: 728
More on Rim Area: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Rim Area comes in at 152 and the property crime per capita is 728 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In El Paso

Looking at the data, you can tell that Album Park is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most Texas residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you’re informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In El Paso For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Album Park 128
2 North Hills 240
3 Mesa Hills 261
4 Cielo Vista 466
5 Thomas Manor 652
6 Mission Hills 417
7 Mountain Arroyos 879
8 Willow Bend One 879
9 La Colonia Escondida 879
10 Rim Area 879
11 Silver Springs Village 879
12 Northwest 947
13 Northeast 1,382
14 East Side 1,108
15 Zach White 1,217
16 Save The Valley 21 1,569
17 Ysleta Mission Valley 1,557
18 Lower Valley 1,876
19 Redd-Mulberry 1,759
20 Las Palmas 1,815
21 Coronado 1,866
22 Castner Heights 2,147
23 Montoya Heights 2,189
24 Stoneridge 2,380
25 Sunset Heights 2,513
26 Carpenter 2,491
27 Manhattan Heights 2,524
28 Rosedale 2,538
29 Friends Of Karl Wyler 2,609
30 Lakeside 2,685
31 Golden Hills 2,710
32 El Paso High 2,782
33 Roberts 2,819
34 Five Points 2,832
35 Medina 2,884
36 United 2,931
37 El Paso Lower Valley 3,013
38 Houston Park 3,069
39 Pasadena 3,139
40 San Juan 3,150
41 A Presidential Neighborhood 3,210
42 Las Tierras 3,591
43 Chamizal 3,267
44 Alameda Business 3,422
45 Chihuahuita 3,498
46 Magoffin 3,511
47 Eagle 3,516
48 Borderland 4,419
49 Central 5,340

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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