Reported Annual Crime In Westlake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestlake/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime452n/a (estimate)1,3972,8802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestlake/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.34.9
Rape1n/a3.144.338.6
Robbery8n/a24.7108.1101.9
Assault7n/a21.6135.1237.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)49292373
Burglary48n/a148.3596.7491.4
Theft362n/a1,118.71,842.61,775.4
Vehicle theft26n/a80.4148.4220.2
Property crime436n/a (estimate)1,3472,5882,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Westlake, OH. All reported Westlake, OH 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 Westlake, OH overall crime rate is 51% lower than in comparison to the Ohio average; and is also 51% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Westlake, OH, the rate is 83% lower than compared to the Ohio average, and 87% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Westlake, OH comes in at 48% lower than to the average seen in Ohio, and 46% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westlake is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.83 daily crimes that occur in Westlake.
  • Westlake is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westlake you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westlake has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Westlake (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Westlake, OH on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Ohio. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Westlake, OH (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Ohio state wide, are 2.06 times less than the state average and 2.05 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Westlake, OH on a daily bases are 5.90 times less than than Ohio average and 7.54 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Westlake, OH are 1.92 times less than the daily state average and 1.85 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Westlake (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Westlake, OH area in comparison to other Ohio communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Westlake, OH being safer than 75% of cities in Ohio and 80% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Ohio cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Westlake, OH. In conclusion, Westlake, OH now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westlake

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westlake is 1 in 2023
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westlake is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westlake is 1 in 72
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Westlake, OH? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Westlake, OH, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 2023. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 75 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Westlake, OH is 1 in 72.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Westlake, OH 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 Westlake, OH has increased by 32% and the rate of property crime in Westlake, OH has increased by 13%. The total crime rate in Westlake, OH has increased by 13% year to year.

Westlake police department

ItemWestlakeOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7417,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.3

Sex offenders in Ohio

StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
Ohio17,925156222
There are a total of 17,925 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 30% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bay Village, OH15,50845305351
Seven Hills, OH11,73534514548
Richfield, OH3,66156493549
North Ridgeville, OH30,68034557591
Grafton, OH6,145100619719
Westlake, OH32,513491,3471,397

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hopkinsville, KY32,5072963,2483,544
Eastpointe, MI32,5268042,9593,763
Danville, IL32,4831,4106,3557,765
Issaquah, WA32,551293,0923,120
Navarre, FL32,5863922,3852,777
Westlake, OH32,513491,3471,397
Source: The Westlake, OH 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.