Reported Annual Crime In Gonzales

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGonzales/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime844n/a (estimate)7,6643,9242,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGonzales/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.012.45.3
Rape3n/a27.239.941.7
Robbery15n/a136.2114.498.0
Assault74n/a672.0390.3248.9
Violent crime92n/a (estimate)835557383
Burglary50n/a454.0731.5430.4
Theft665n/a6,038.92,401.31,694.4
Vehicle theft37n/a336.0234.0237.4
Property crime752n/a (estimate)6,8293,3672,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Gonzales, LA. The total number of reported crimes in Gonzales, LA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Gonzales, LA crime rate is 95% higher than the Louisiana average and is 179% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Gonzales, LA has a violent crime rate that is 50% higher than the Louisiana average and 118% higher than the national average. For property crime, Gonzales, LA is 103% higher than the Louisiana average and 189% higher than the national average.
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The Gonzales crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Gonzales 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 Gonzales crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gonzales is 179% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 21 daily crimes that occur in Gonzales.
  • Gonzales is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gonzales you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gonzales has decreased by 17%.

Compare Gonzales, LA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Gonzales (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Gonzales, LA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Louisiana. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Gonzales, LA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Louisiana state wide, are 1.95 times more than the state average and 2.79 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Gonzales, LA on a daily bases are 1.50 times more than than Louisiana average and 2.18 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Gonzales, LA are 2.03 times more than the daily state average and 2.89 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Gonzales (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Gonzales, LA area in comparison to other Louisiana communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Gonzales, LA being safer than 15% of cities in Louisiana and 3% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Louisiana cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Gonzales, LA. In conclusion, Gonzales, LA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gonzales

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gonzales is 1 in 120
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gonzales is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gonzales is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Gonzales, LA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Gonzales, LA you have a 1 in 120 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 15 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Gonzales, LA.

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

Determining whether Gonzales, LA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Gonzales, LA has increased by 71% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 22% year over year. Total crimes for Gonzales, LA has decreased by 17% in the same time frame.

Gonzales police department

ItemGonzalesLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)437,311558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.34.23.3
There are a total of 43 Gonzales police officers. This results in 4.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.8% greater than the Louisiana average and 31% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Louisiana

StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
Louisiana11,025243222
There are a total of 11,025 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 243 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 9% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
French Settlement, LA1,405249332581
Westminster, LA3,103106641747
Paulina, LA1,2101599591,118
Grand Point, LA2,7471801,0871,267
Inniswold, LA6,6601811,0951,276
Oak Hills Place, LA8,3661951,1811,377
St. Gabriel, LA6,9842881,1101,398
Gonzales, LA10,4928356,8297,664

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Vermilion, OH10,49129915944
Belmont, NC10,4943865,8276,213
Arizona City, AZ10,4896433,6924,335
Cambridge, OH10,495674,3884,456
Satellite Beach, FL10,49573858931
Gonzales, LA10,4928356,8297,664
Source: The Gonzales, LA 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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