Gladstone, OR
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The crime rate in Gladstone is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Gladstone is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Gladstone is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Gladstone has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Gladstone to other communities of similar population, then Gladstone crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Gladstone 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 Gladstone 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 Gladstone.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Gladstone occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Gladstone; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 387. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Gladstone's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes Gladstone a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Gladstone is one in 29.

Importantly, we found that Gladstone has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Gladstone is one in 285.

Gladstone Crime Data

 
Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Gladstone Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

31

420

451

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.59

35.04

37.63

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gladstone 2.59
Oregon 2.60
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 387

in Gladstone

1 in 385

in Oregon
Gladstone VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 11,986
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
Gladstone 35.04
Oregon 29.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Gladstone

1 in 34

in Oregon
Gladstone Property CRIMES
Population: 11,986
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

Gladstone Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gladstone 182
Oregon 57