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Crime rate in Gowanda, New York (NY): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Gowanda, NY compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Gowanda, NY

The 2019 crime rate in Gowanda, NY is 74 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.7 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 29.7% U.S. cities. The 2019 Gowanda crime rate fell by 31% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Gowanda has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Gowanda, NY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Gowanda:

73.8
Silver Creek:

85.0
Eden:

36.7
Angola:

135.9
Evans:

95.8
Hamburg:

97.6
Ellicottville:

26.7
Dunkirk:

138.4
Fredonia:

84.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Gowanda by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(73.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.5)
1
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.8)
1
(36.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(146.9)
10
(375.4)
1
(38.4)
6
(232.7)
5
(183.8)
5
(184.4)
5
(187.8)
8
(300.5)
6
(227.8)
3
(114.4)
6
(230.0)
4
(155.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(587.6)
32
(1,201)
29
(1,113)
12
(465.5)
17
(624.8)
5
(184.4)
11
(413.1)
18
(676.2)
15
(569.5)
12
(457.7)
4
(153.3)
2
(77.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(2,057)
90
(3,378)
93
(3,569)
60
(2,327)
32
(1,176)
10
(368.9)
16
(600.8)
59
(2,216)
45
(1,708)
63
(2,403)
29
(1,112)
24
(932.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(73.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(110.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(75.1)
1
(37.6)
2
(75.9)
3
(114.4)
2
(76.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.8)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
1
(38.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index217.4305.6239.8172.2147.475.696.5199.1159.8160.2107.373.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Gowanda, New York as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gowanda is 189 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Gowanda:

77.7
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Gowanda:

115.0
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Gowanda:

57.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Gowanda:

113.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Gowanda:

150.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Gowanda:

93.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Gowanda:

110.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Gowanda:

110.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2009
Gowanda:

116.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Gowanda:

38.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Gowanda:

206.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Gowanda:

146.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Gowanda:

90.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Gowanda:

157.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Gowanda:

62.1
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Gowanda:

97.7
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2016
Gowanda:

228.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Gowanda:

210.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Gowanda:

251.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Gowanda:

123.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Gowanda:

55.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Gowanda:

200.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2009
Gowanda:

209.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Gowanda:

401.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Gowanda:

409.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Gowanda:

231.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Gowanda:

328.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Gowanda:

242.6
U.S. Average:

334.1
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.76
New York average:

3.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.38
New York average:

2.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.38
New York average:

2.89

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Gowanda, NY
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 14070.