Gilroy, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,767
Total Crimes
2,931.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.97%
Above National Average
360 out of 461
In California
7,140 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Gilroy, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Gilroy is 2,931.9 per 100,000 people. That's 24.97% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 13.59% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,581.0 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.

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Gilroy SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
3

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Gilroy
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,767 2,931.9 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 2 3.3 5.6 6.5
Robbery 78 129.4 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 139 230.6 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 260 431.4 442.0 387.8
Burglary 170 282.1 369.7 314.2
Larceny 914 1,516.5 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 423 701.9 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 1,507 2,500.5 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Gilroy

260
Violent Crimes
431.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
11.24%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 231.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Gilroy each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Gilroy is 431.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 11.24% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -2.41% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Gilroy

1,507
Property Crimes
2,500.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
27.69%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 40.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Gilroy each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Gilroy is 2,500.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 27.69% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 16.90% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Gilroy Crime Compared To California Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Gilroy

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Watsonville, CA 54,151 1,431 2,642.6 2,090.5 552.2
Morgan Hill, CA 46,925 825 1,758.1 1,632.4 125.7
Hollister, CA 41,438 524 1,264.5 948.4 316.1
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