Best Home Security Companies in El Paso
El Paso has been populated for thousands of years and has a rich archaeological history. It was "discovered" by the first New Spanish (Mexican) explorer Don Juan de Onate in 1559. The area was taken under Texas control during the 1836 Texas Revolution. El Paso was was incorporated as a city in 1873. El Paso has a strong federal and military presence; the Beaumont Army Medical Center, Biggs Army Airfield, and Fort Bliss. Fort Bliss is one of the largest military complexes of the U.S. Army and the largest training area in the United States.
2015 Census estimates show that El Paso has a population of roughly 681,124 residents. El Paso is the 20th most populous city int he United States. The greater El Paso area has an estimated population of 838,972 people.
For the past four years El Paso has been named the safest large city in the United States, and has been among the top three for the past 9 years. According to a 2014 report, for every 100,000 residents 393 were victims of violent crime, 3 were murdered, 49 raped, 61 robbed, 279 assaulted, 2,142 were victims of property crime, 232 were burglarized and 1,789 were victims of larceny/theft.
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