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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 14%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestgate/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,622 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)398 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,224 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Westgate crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Westgate are 3% higher than the national average
  • In Westgate you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Westgate is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Westgate has not changed

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The Westgate crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Westgate as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Westgate crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Westgate (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westgate

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westgate is 1 in 252
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westgate is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Westgate is 1 in 39

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

      Westgate police department

      ItemWestgateIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa 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
      Fairbank, IA1,168106594700
      Tripoli, IA1,316132738870
      Fayette, IA1,196134746880
      West Union, IA2,592141787928
      Sumner, IA2,205142792934
      Fredericksburg, IA1,159145813958
      Oelwein, IA6,1953761,6252,001
      Westgate, IA1873982,2242,622

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milton, NC1875372,8543,392
      Old Bennington, VT18774520594
      Clearmont, MO1878063,7584,565
      Dune Acres, IN187145720865
      Rio, IL1876272,2952,922
      Westgate, IA1873982,2242,622
      Source: The Westgate, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.