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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 58%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGaston/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8n/a (estimate)1,0932,9512,346
Murder0n/a0.02.96.5
Rape0n/a0.036.938.4
Robbery0n/a0.051.473.9
Assault2n/a273.2200.6279.7
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)273292388
Burglary1n/a136.6339.2314.2
Theft4n/a546.41,928.81,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a136.6391.0246.0
Property crime6n/a (estimate)8202,6591,958

Key findings

  • Gaston crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Gaston are 30% lower than the national average
  • In Gaston you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Gaston is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Gaston has decreased by 71%

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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 367
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gaston is 1 in 123
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Gaston is 1 in 92

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

      Gaston police department

      ItemGastonOregonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,156558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

      Sex offenders in Oregon

      StateTotal offendersOregon /100KNational /100K
      Oregon88324266
      There are a total of 883 sex offenders in Oregon. This yields a total of 24 sex offenders in Oregon per 100,000 residents which is 91% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Yamhill, OR1,17401,0111,011
      Banks, OR1,6881459691,115
      Bethany, OR22,8191231,1171,239
      Donald, OR1,1731261,1521,278
      Sherwood, OR18,965551,3021,356
      Carlton, OR1,89101,4531,453
      Dundee, OR3,2031471,3411,488
      Gaston, OR5582738201,093

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      University Park, IA5584222,3592,782
      Keithsburg, IL5586292,3012,929
      Rifton, NY5583951,5311,925
      Fawn Lake Forest, PA5583471,4621,809
      Montrose Manor, PA5584391,8512,290
      Gaston, OR5582738201,093
      Source: The Gaston, OR 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.