Reported Annual Crime In Gastonia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGastonia/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,077 (estimate)3,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGastonia/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.75.3
Rapen/an/an/a28.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a92.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a245.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)488 (estimate)372386
Burglaryn/an/an/a710.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a150.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,589 (estimate)2,7382,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lowesville, NC3,089118866984
Lake Wylie, SC11,4721761,1381,314
Cramerton, NC4,2921891,3921,581
Lowell, NC3,6162051,5111,716
Bessemer City, NC5,4621791,5561,735
Ranlo, NC3,5352251,6551,880
Tega Cay, SC9,026801,9242,004
Gastonia, NC73,8774883,5894,077

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gastonia is 44% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.17 daily crimes that occur in Gastonia.
  • Gastonia is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gastonia you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gastonia has decreased by 31%.

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Daily Crime In Gastonia (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gastonia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gastonia is 1 in 206
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gastonia is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gastonia is 1 in 25

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

Gastonia police department

ItemGastoniaNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)20114,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.83.3
There are a total of 201 Gastonia police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.2% less than the North Carolina average and 15.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Perris, CA73,7182952,8303,125
Decatur, IL74,0635393,6554,194
Manteca, CA73,5703163,5023,818
Union City, CA73,5003722,5132,885
Milpitas, CA73,4471202,2392,359
Gastonia, NC73,8774883,5894,077
Source: The Gastonia, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.