Gilroy, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,730
Total Crimes
2,878.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
16.21%
Above National Average
336 out of 461
In California
7,660 out of 9,891
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 2,878.2 per 100,000 people. That's 16.21% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 3.82% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,772.4 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 1,730 2,878.2 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 5 8.3 4.3 5.0
Robbery 69 114.8 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 140 232.9 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 251 417.6 441.2 366.7
Burglary 186 309.5 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,034 1,720.3 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 259 430.9 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 1,479 2,460.7 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Gilroy

251.0
Violent Crimes
417.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
13.88%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 239.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Gilroy each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Gilroy is 417.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 13.88% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -5.35% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Gilroy

1,479.0
Property Crimes
2,460.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
16.62%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 40.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Gilroy each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Gilroy is 2,460.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 16.62% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 5.55% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 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 54,261 1,299 2,394.0 1,789.5 604.5
Morgan Hill, CA 46,118 755 1,637.1 1,524.4 112.8
Hollister, CA 40,399 425 1,052.0 769.8 282.2
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