Reported Annual Crime In Gary

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGary/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,409 (estimate)2,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGary/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.84.9
Rapen/an/an/a36.438.6
Robberyn/an/an/a41.2101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a256.4237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)489 (estimate)338373
Burglaryn/an/an/a497.3491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,401.31,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a121.4220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,921 (estimate)2,0202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gary is 19% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.34 daily crimes that occur in Gary.
  • Gary is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gary you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gary has not changed.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gary

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gary is 1 in 205
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gary is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gary is 1 in 30

Year Over Year Crime In Gary (per 100,000 people)

Gary police department

ItemGaryWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.03.3
There are a total of 2 Gary police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.7% less than the West Virginia average and 35.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in West Virginia

StateTotal offendersWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
West Virginia3,758203222
There are a total of 3,758 sex offenders in West Virginia. This yields a total of 203 sex offenders in West Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 9% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pocahontas, VA626000
Springville, VA1,5891081,0311,140
Welch, WV3,0152311,3831,615
Covel, WV2332781,6631,941
Corinne, WV1873372,0142,351
Gary, WV8524892,9213,409

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
King Arthur Park, MT8525113,8344,345
Nuangola, PA8523251,8712,196
Morrill, NE8523492,8453,195
Telford, TN8528173,9184,735
Fort Duchesne, UT8523424,3244,667
Gary, WV8524892,9213,409
Source: The Gary, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.