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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 30%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGaston/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,046 (estimate)2,1412,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a34.838.4
Robberyn/an/an/a62.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a253.0279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)509 (estimate)358388
Burglaryn/an/an/a280.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,274.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a228.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,537 (estimate)1,7831,958

Key findings

  • Gaston crime rates are 30% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Gaston are 31% higher than the national average
  • In Gaston you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Gaston is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Gaston has decreased by 9%

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The Gaston crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Gaston as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Gaston crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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 197
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gaston is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Gaston is 1 in 33

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

      Gaston police department

      ItemGastonIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Hartford City, IN6,110214517731
      Edgewood, IN1,863130650780
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      Country Club Heights, IN115145720865
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      Frankton, IN1,819153764917
      Daleville, IN1,556155772926
      Gaston, IN8155092,5373,046

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      Heidelberg, MS8156111,2211,832
      Fort Calhoun, NE8152761,5781,854
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      Spring Hill, PA8155552,3392,894
      New Florence, PA8155672,3902,957
      Gaston, IN8155092,5373,046
      Source: The Gaston, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.