Reported Annual Crime In Westland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestland/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,007n/a (estimate)2,4592,3692,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestland/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.3
Rape64n/a78.471.840.4
Robbery68n/a83.371.7102.8
Assault166n/a203.4309.5248.5
Violent crime298n/a (estimate)365459386
Burglary300n/a367.5398.5468.9
Theft1,249n/a1,530.21,308.11,745.0
Vehicle theft160n/a196.0203.2236.9
Property crime1,709n/a (estimate)2,0941,9102,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Westland, MI is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 4% higher than the average of crimes committed in Michigan. It is also 13% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Westland, MI shows a crime rate that is 20% lower than the Michigan average. The crime rate is also 5% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Westland, MI is shown to be 10% higher than the Michigan average and 15% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bingham Farms, MI1,22064268332
South Lyon, MI11,51459424483
Pleasant Ridge, MI2,5440625625
Berkley, MI15,13678581659
Clawson, MI11,94391614705
Huntington Woods, MI6,31031676708
Gibraltar, MI4,60267665732
Westland, MI83,1883652,0942,459

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westland is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.74 daily crimes that occur in Westland.
  • Westland is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westland you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westland has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Westland (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Westland, MI per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Michigan as well as national figures. In Westland, MI the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times more than the Michigan average and 1.15 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Westland, MI are 1.26 times less than the Michigan average and 1.06 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Westland, MI has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times more than the Michigan average and 1.17 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Westland (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Westland, MI in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Michigan as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Westland, MI to other cities in the state and across the country, Westland, MI is 25% safer than other cities of Michigan and 30% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Michigan cities and all around the United States, Westland, MI has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Westland, MI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westland is 1 in 274
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westland is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westland is 1 in 41
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Westland, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Westland, MI you have a 1 in 274 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Westland, MI.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Westland, MI is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Westland, MI has decreased by 11%, while the property crime rate in Westland, MI has decreased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Westland, MI has decreased by 3% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Westland police department

ItemWestlandMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9810,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.13.3
There are a total of 98 Westland police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.1% less than the Michigan average and 64% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Michigan

StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
Michigan38,692396222
There are a total of 38,692 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 396 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 78% greater than the national average.

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Kirkland, WA83,320912,2612,353
Carmel, IN83,47428886914
Hoover, AL82,849121332453
Champaign, IL82,8487183,2593,977
Danbury, CT82,7811891,5971,786
Westland, MI83,1883652,0942,459
Source: The Westland, MI 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.