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Gonzales, Louisiana Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Gonzales, Louisiana. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Gonzales compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Gonzales, Louisiana, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,537 total crimes reported in Gonzales, Louisiana (341 of them violent). Of the 317 crimes that happen every year in Gonzales, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Gonzales, Louisiana 317 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 14 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts (including 182 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Gonzales, Louisiana (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Gonzales, Louisiana for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Gonzales has grown by 28%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 3%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Gonzales. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost four hundred for Gonzales, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Gonzales, Louisiana (2001-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Crime Data Information

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