El Monte, California is home to 122,934 residents and is located in Los Angeles County .
It is believed that El Monte is home to about 5,600 cannabis users, 2,500 people who misuse prescription medications, 900 people who are addicted to cocaine, 400 people who use psychedelic drugs and 50 people who are addicted to heroin.
There will be over 40 lives lost this year due to alcohol and illegal drug use. Over 700 drug related arrests and 530 driving under the influence arrests will be made during the same time period.
According to the national crime index El Monte, CA scored a 6 out of 10 on property crimes, 3 points above the national average, and a 7 out of 10 on violent crimes, 4 points above the national average. There are 711 violent crimes and 3,487 property crimes reported to law enforcement during the 2005 calendar year.
There is one drug and alcohol treatment center in El Monte, CA: Mid-Valley Recovery Services Inc.