Reported Annual Crime In Gaston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGaston/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime52n/a (estimate)3,1403,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGaston/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.14.9
Rape0n/a0.046.938.6
Robbery2n/a120.880.3101.9
Assault1n/a60.4369.1237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)181505373
Burglary7n/a422.7705.7491.4
Theft39n/a2,355.12,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a181.2264.9220.2
Property crime49n/a (estimate)2,9593,2932,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gaston is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.6 daily crimes that occur in Gaston.
  • Gaston is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gaston you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gaston has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Gaston (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gaston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gaston is 1 in 553
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gaston is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gaston is 1 in 32

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

Gaston police department

ItemGastonSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.13.3

Sex offenders in South Carolina

StateTotal offendersSouth Carolina /100KNational /100K
South Carolina12,678314222
There are a total of 12,678 sex offenders in South Carolina. This yields a total of 314 sex offenders in South Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 41% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Springdale town, SC2,6931801,1731,353
Pine Ridge, SC2,1424041,2581,662
Hopkins, SC3,2573122,0382,350
Pelion, SC7542852,7072,991
South Congaree, SC2,4752932,7583,051
Gaston, SC1,5711812,9593,140

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sweet Springs, MO1,5712702,0272,297
Hartington, NE1,5721139241,038
Hurley, WI1,57002,0392,039
Adams, WI1,5702664,7274,992
Gunter, TX1,5691571,0781,235
Gaston, SC1,5711812,9593,140
Source: The Gaston, SC 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.