The county of Gonzales had 387 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 641.89 per 100,000 residents. This is 13.14% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 17 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Gonzales also processed 117 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Austin and Bell, Gonzales is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Gonzales is larceny/theft totaling 65, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Gonzales County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Gonzales tallied 17 violent crimes and 117 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Gonzales is lower by 13.14% than the national average.