Reported Annual Crime In Gilroy

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGilroy/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,856n/a (estimate)3,3052,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGilroy/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.84.65.3
Rape32n/a57.037.241.7
Robbery81n/a144.2143.298.0
Assault94n/a167.4264.2248.9
Violent crime208n/a (estimate)370449383
Burglary213n/a379.3446.9430.4
Theft1,144n/a2,036.91,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft291n/a518.1425.9237.4
Property crime1,648n/a (estimate)2,9342,4972,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Gilroy, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 12% higher than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 20% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Gilroy, CA shows a crime rate that is 18% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 3% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Gilroy, CA is shown to be 18% higher than the California average and 24% higher than the national average.
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The Gilroy crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Gilroy as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Gilroy crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gilroy is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.05 daily crimes that occur in Gilroy.
  • Gilroy is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gilroy you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gilroy has decreased by 10%.

Compare Gilroy, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Gilroy (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Gilroy, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Gilroy, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.12 times more than the California average and 1.20 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Gilroy, CA is 1.21 times less than the California average and 1.03 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Gilroy, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times more than the California average and 1.24 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Gilroy (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Gilroy, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Gilroy, CA ranks safer than 34% of every city located within California along with 27% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Gilroy, CA. As a result, Gilroy, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gilroy

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gilroy is 1 in 271
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gilroy is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gilroy is 1 in 31
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Gilroy, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Gilroy, CA you have a 1 in 271 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Gilroy, CA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Gilroy, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Gilroy, CA has increased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Gilroy, CA has decreased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Gilroy, CA has decreased by 10% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Gilroy police department

ItemGilroyCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8551,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.63.3
There are a total of 85 Gilroy police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53% less than the California average and 47.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Corralitos, CA2,55770392462
La Selva Beach, CA2,63370392462
Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA2,28877430508
Day Valley, CA3,73986476561
Ridgemark, CA3,175104579683
Elkhorn, CA1,091134744877
San Martin, CA7,2451598821,041
Gilroy, CA52,5763702,9343,305

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Burlington, NC52,5709423,8054,747
Delano, CA52,5384712,4962,967
Levittown, PA52,4073131,6491,962
West New York, NJ52,4071999691,169
Elkhart, IN52,3781,0453,5104,556
Gilroy, CA52,5763702,9343,305
Source: The Gilroy, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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