Gaston, OR
Crime Rates

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Gaston, OR crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Gaston is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 80% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Gaston is one in 139. Compared to communities within Oregon, Gaston‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 95% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Gaston has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Gaston is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Gaston does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Gaston.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Gaston's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Gaston is one in 695.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Gaston is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Gaston than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 174.

Gaston Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 80% of U.S. Cities

Gaston Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Gaston 1.44
Oregon 2.65

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 695

in Gaston

1 in 378

in Oregon


Population: 695
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.44 0.00 0.00


Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Gaston 5.76
Oregon 29.64

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 174

in Gaston

1 in 34

in Oregon

Gaston Property CRIMES

Population: 695
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 3 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 4.32 1.44

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Gaston Crimes Per Square Mile

Gaston 18
Oregon 58

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