Gaston, OR
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Gaston has an overall crime rate of 17 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 57. How does Gaston fare compared to other communities in Oregon of all population sizes? Gaston's crime rate is lower than approximately 61% 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.

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 688.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Gaston; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Gaston Crime Data

 
Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Gaston Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

11

12

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.45

15.99

17.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gaston 1.45
Oregon 2.60
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 688

in Gaston

1 in 385

in Oregon
Gaston VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 688
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gaston 15.99
Oregon 29.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 63

in Gaston

1 in 34

in Oregon
Gaston Property CRIMES
Population: 688
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Gaston Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gaston 44
Oregon 57

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