Reported Annual Crime In Westville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestville/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime120n/a (estimate)2,8561,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestville/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault7n/a166.6127.4237.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)167255373
Burglary40n/a952.2312.1491.4
Theft69n/a1,642.51,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a95.2131.5220.2
Property crime113n/a (estimate)2,6901,6272,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Westville, NJ 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 52% higher than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also equal to the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Westville, NJ shows a crime rate that is 35% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 55% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Westville, NJ is shown to be 65% higher than the New Jersey average and 8% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westville is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.83 daily crimes that occur in Westville.
  • Westville is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westville you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westville has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Westville (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Westville, NJ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Jersey and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Westville, NJ are 1.52 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.00 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Westville, NJ are 1.53 times less than than New Jersey and 2.24 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Westville, NJ are 1.65 times more than than New Jersey and 1.08 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Westville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Westville, NJ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Westville, NJ to other cities in the state and across the country, Westville, NJ is 24% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 48% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Jersey cities and all around the United States, Westville, NJ has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Westville, NJ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westville is 1 in 601
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westville is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westville is 1 in 36
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Westville, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Westville, NJ you have a 1 in 601 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 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Westville, NJ.

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

The year over year crime rate for Westville, NJ is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Westville, NJ has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 61% in Westville, NJ, while property crimes in Westville, NJ have increased by 1%. Crimes in total for Westville, NJ have decreased by 7% year over year.

Westville police department

ItemWestvilleNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1514,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.55.73.3
There are a total of 15 Westville police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.6% less than the New Jersey average and 6.2% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pine Valley, NJ2000
Tavistock, NJ9000
Cornwells Heights, PA1,44582473555
Greenwich, NJ2,66677488565
Fox Chase, PA1,34084483567
Westville, NJ4,2631672,6902,856

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Chariton, IA4,2633092,4972,806
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Captain Cook, HI4,2651722,2282,400
Millis-Clicquot, MA4,2602451,0581,302
Lindale, GA4,2663222,5742,896
Westville, NJ4,2631672,6902,856
Source: The Westville, NJ 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.