Gonzales, LA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
994
Total Crimes
9,085.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
266.86%
Above National Average
107 out of 111
In Louisiana
9,814 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Gonzales, LA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Gonzales is 9,085.9 per 100,000 people. That's 266.86% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 144.82% higher than the Louisiana total crime rate of 3,711.3 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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Gonzales SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Gonzales
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 994 9,085.9 3,711.3 2,476.7
Murder 2 18.3 11.7 5.0
Robbery 13 118.8 86.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 42 383.9 402.1 250.2
Violent Crime 61 557.6 549.3 366.7
Burglary 39 356.5 579.0 340.5
Larceny 849 7,760.5 2,352.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 45 411.3 230.5 219.9
Property Crime 933 8,528.3 3,162.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Gonzales

61.0
Violent Crimes
557.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
52.06%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 179.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Gonzales each year. That compares to a 1 in 182.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Gonzales is 557.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 52.06% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 1.50% higher than the Louisiana violent crime rate of 549.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Gonzales

933.0
Property Crimes
8,528.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
304.21%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 11.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Gonzales each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Gonzales is 8,528.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 304.21% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 169.72% higher than the Louisiana property crime rate of 3,162.0 per 100,000 people.

Gonzales Crime Compared To Louisiana Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Gonzales

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Denham Springs, LA 9,761 713 7,304.6 6,853.8 450.8
St. Gabriel, LA 7,399 119 1,608.3 729.8 878.5
Plaquemine, LA 6,660 241 3,618.6 3,138.1 480.5
French Settlement, LA 1,182 12 1,015.2 930.6 84.6
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