Reported Annual Crime In Westerly

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWesterly/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime430n/a (estimate)1,8932,1402,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWesterly/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.74.9
Rape6n/a26.443.538.6
Robbery1n/a4.452.6101.9
Assault11n/a48.4143.7237.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)79243373
Burglary55n/a242.1373.7491.4
Theft352n/a1,549.51,392.31,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a22.0131.5220.2
Property crime412n/a (estimate)1,8141,8982,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Westerly, RI. All reported Westerly, RI crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Westerly, RI overall crime rate is 12% lower than in comparison to the Rhode Island average; and is also 34% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Westerly, RI, the rate is 67% lower than compared to the Rhode Island average, and 79% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Westerly, RI comes in at 4% lower than to the average seen in Rhode Island, and 27% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westerly is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.19 daily crimes that occur in Westerly.
  • Westerly is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westerly you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westerly has decreased by 30%.

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Daily Crime In Westerly (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Westerly, RI per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Rhode Island and on a national scale. In Westerly, RI the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.13 times less than the Rhode Island average and 1.51 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Westerly, RI is 3.06 times less than the Rhode Island average and 4.70 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Westerly, RI has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.05 times less than the Rhode Island average and 1.37 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Westerly (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Westerly, RI area in comparison to other Rhode Island communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Westerly, RI being safer than 70% of cities in Rhode Island and 69% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Rhode Island cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Westerly, RI. In conclusion, Westerly, RI now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westerly

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westerly is 1 in 1263
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westerly is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westerly is 1 in 53
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Westerly, RI? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Westerly, RI, you have a 1 in 1263 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 56. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Westerly, RI is 1 in 53.

Year Over Year Crime In Westerly (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Westerly, RI is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Westerly, RI has decreased by 28% and the rate of property crime in Westerly, RI has decreased by 30%. The total crime rate in Westerly, RI has decreased by 30% year to year.

Westerly police department

ItemWesterlyRhode IslandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)611,505556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
There are a total of 61 Westerly police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.4% greater than the Rhode Island average and 17.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Rhode Island

StateTotal offendersRhode Island /100KNational /100K
Rhode Island000

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Noank, CT2,10048399447
Mystic, CT3,90558482540
Hope Valley, RI1,69674584658
Ashaway, RI1,30778613691
Fishers Island, NY296154648802
Westerly, RI17,984791,8141,893

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Winthrop Town, MA17,9924859641,449
North Druid Hills, GA17,9961541,2331,387
Avenel, NJ17,9523232,0592,381
Westerly, RI17,984791,8141,893
Source: The Westerly, RI 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.