Reported Annual Crime In West Springfield Town

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Springfield Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,531n/a (estimate)5,3352,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Springfield Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a7.01.94.9
Rape22n/a76.730.538.6
Robbery34n/a118.577.8101.9
Assault145n/a505.3280.7237.8
Violent crime203n/a (estimate)707391373
Burglary214n/a745.7322.2491.4
Theft1,018n/a3,547.51,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft96n/a334.5118.8220.2
Property crime1,328n/a (estimate)4,6281,6912,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in West Springfield Town, MA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in West Springfield Town, MA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall West Springfield Town, MA crime rates are 156% higher than in comparison to the Massachusetts mean and are 87% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, West Springfield Town, MA has a rate that is 81% higher than the Massachusetts average; compared to the United States, it is 90% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, West Springfield Town, MA is 174% higher than its state's mean, and 86% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Springfield Town is 87% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.62 daily crimes that occur in West Springfield Town.
  • West Springfield Town is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Springfield Town you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Springfield Town has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In West Springfield Town (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in West Springfield Town, MA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Massachusetts and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for West Springfield Town, MA are 2.56 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.87 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in West Springfield Town, MA are 1.81 times more than than Massachusetts and 1.90 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in West Springfield Town, MA are 2.74 times more than than Massachusetts and 1.86 times more than the national average.

How Safe is West Springfield Town (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in West Springfield Town, MA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Massachusetts as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in West Springfield Town, MA to other cities in the state and across the country, West Springfield Town, MA is 10% safer than other cities of Massachusetts and 9% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Massachusetts cities and all around the United States, West Springfield Town, MA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing West Springfield Town, MA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Springfield Town

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Springfield Town is 1 in 142
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Springfield Town is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Springfield Town is 1 in 19
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in West Springfield Town, MA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In West Springfield Town, MA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 142. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 22 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in West Springfield Town, MA is 1 in 19.

Year Over Year Crime In West Springfield Town (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether West Springfield Town, MA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. West Springfield Town, MA has increased by 64% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for West Springfield Town, MA has increased by 9% in the same time frame.

West Springfield Town police department

ItemWest Springfield TownMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Suffield Depot, CT1,37250413462
North Granby, CT1,78658479537
Crystal Lake, CT2,37883688771
Salmon Brook, CT2,76685707792
Somers, CT1,73386715801
West Springfield Town, MA28,5547074,6285,335

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Source: The West Springfield Town, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.