Reported Annual Crime In Westport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestport/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime282n/a (estimate)1,0132,0312,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestport/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.34.9
Rape0n/a0.021.538.6
Robbery1n/a3.680.5101.9
Assault5n/a18.0113.1237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)22219373
Burglary37n/a132.9280.0491.4
Theft229n/a822.31,355.51,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a35.9176.5220.2
Property crime276n/a (estimate)9911,8122,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Westport, CT is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Westport, CT. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Westport, CT averages 50% lower than the rest of Connecticut while the rate of crime on a national scale is 65% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Westport, CT is 90% lower than the average rate of crime in Connecticut and 94% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 45% lower than the remainder of the state of Connecticut and 60% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Westport, CT area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westport is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.77 daily crimes that occur in Westport.
  • Westport is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westport you have a 1 in 99 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westport has decreased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Westport (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Westport, CT on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Connecticut. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Westport, CT (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Connecticut state wide, are 2.01 times less than the state average and 2.82 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Westport, CT on a daily bases are 10.14 times less than than Connecticut average and 17.29 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Westport, CT are 1.83 times less than the daily state average and 2.51 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Westport (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Westport, CT compared to every other city in Connecticut as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Westport, CT ranks safer than 83% of every city located within Connecticut along with 88% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Connecticut and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Westport, CT. As a result, Westport, CT is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westport is 1 in 4642
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westport is 1 in 101
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westport is 1 in 99
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Westport, CT? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Westport, CT your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 4642. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 101 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 Westport, CT is 1 in 99.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Westport, CT 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 Westport, CT has decreased by 24% and the rate of property crime in Westport, CT has decreased by 21%. The total crime rate in Westport, CT has decreased by 21% year to year.

Westport police department

ItemWestportConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)745,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.63.3
There are a total of 74 Westport police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.4% greater than the Connecticut average and 15.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Connecticut

StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
Connecticut5,691171222
There are a total of 5,691 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 171 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Nissequogue, NY1,69253225278
Huntington Bay, NY1,44153225278
Eatons Neck, NY1,37453225278
Southport, CT1,71131254285
Georgetown, CT1,81931254285
Westport, CT27,055229911,013

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Mount Juliet, TN27,0531671,9082,075
Thomasville, NC27,0423924,3024,694
Eureka, CA27,0396186,7067,324
Forest Hills, MI27,072180815994
Danvers, MA27,0751912,5372,728
Westport, CT27,055229911,013
Source: The Westport, CT 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.