Gaston, OR
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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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

Gaston has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Gaston is 1 in 79. How does Gaston fare compared to other communities in Oregon of all population sizes? Gaston's crime rate is lower than approximately 77% of Oregon communities.

However, when you compare Gaston to other communities of similar population, then Gaston crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Gaston does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Gaston has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Gaston's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Gaston; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Gaston Crime Data

 

Crime Index

55

(100 is safest)


Safer than 55% of U.S. Cities

Gaston Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

9

9

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

12.71

12.71

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gaston 0.00
Oregon 2.82

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Gaston

1 in 355

in Oregon

Gaston VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 708
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gaston 12.71
Oregon 29.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 79

in Gaston

1 in 33

in Oregon

Gaston Property CRIMES

Population: 708
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Gaston Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gaston 33
Oregon 60

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