Reported Annual Crime In Westlake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestlake/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,986 (estimate)3,8642,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestlake/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a11.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a38.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a119.1102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a396.4248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)437 (estimate)566386
Burglaryn/an/an/a740.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a2,336.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a220.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,549 (estimate)3,2982,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
DeQuincy, LA3,2011591,1121,271
Prien, LA8,1423542,0622,416
Moss Bluff, LA12,4434602,6773,137
Carlyss, LA5,0895463,1823,728
Sulphur, LA20,2755014,4294,930
Lake Charles, LA73,5038514,1024,953
Gillis, LA4657624,4385,199
Westlake, LA4,5854372,5492,986

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westlake is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.18 daily crimes that occur in Westlake.
  • Westlake is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westlake you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westlake has decreased by 4%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westlake

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westlake is 1 in 229
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westlake is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westlake is 1 in 34

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

Westlake police department

ItemWestlakeLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)217,311556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.54.23.3
There are a total of 21 Westlake police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.4% greater than the Louisiana average and 38.9% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Louisiana

StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
Louisiana11,025243222
There are a total of 11,025 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 243 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 9% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Belleview, FL4,5855404,3844,924
South Bound Brook, NJ4,585130822952
Pleasant Garden, NC4,5852351,7271,962
Michigan Center, MI4,5863551,4761,831
West Ocean City, MD4,5863021,4631,765
Westlake, LA4,5854372,5492,986
Source: The Westlake, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.