Gastonia, NC Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
4,364
Total Crimes
5,644.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
119.76%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Gastonia, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Gastonia is 5,644.4 per 100,000 people. That's 119.76% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 96.55% higher than the North Carolina total crime rate of 2,871.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Gastonia SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
7

How Does Gastonia Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Gastonia
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,364 5,644.4 2,871.7 2,568.4
Murder 7 9.1 6.0 5.0
Robbery 140 181.1 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 378 488.9 265.1 246.8
Violent Crime 525 679.0 377.6 368.9
Burglary 624 807.1 599.9 376.0
Larceny 2,919 3,775.4 1,724.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 296 382.8 169.8 228.9
Property Crime 3,839 4,965.3 2,494.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Gastonia

525
Violent Crimes
679.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
84.07%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 147.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Gastonia each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Gastonia is 679.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 84.07% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 79.82% higher than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 377.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Gastonia

3,839
Property Crimes
4,965.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
125.75%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 20.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Gastonia each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Gastonia is 4,965.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 125.75% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 99.08% higher than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,494.1 per 100,000 people.

Gastonia Crime Compared To North Carolina Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in North Carolina.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Gastonia

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Mount Holly, NC 15,940 325 2,038.9 1,894.6 144.3
Belmont, NC 12,331 589 4,776.6 4,460.3 316.3
Kings Mountain, NC 10,808 437 4,043.3 3,701.0 342.3
Tega Cay, SC 10,763 226 2,099.8 2,034.7 65.0
York, SC 8,203 438 5,339.5 4,474.0 865.5
Clover, SC 6,234 143 2,293.9 2,101.4 192.5
Stanley, NC 3,727 131 3,514.9 3,300.2 214.6
Bessemer, PA 1,062 1 94.2 0.0 94.2
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