Reported Annual Crime In Westport

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestport/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime244n/a (estimate)8631,8882,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestport/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape1n/a3.523.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.061.486.2
Assault2n/a7.1120.2246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)11207381
Burglary22n/a77.8222.5376.0
Theft208n/a735.61,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft11n/a38.9206.7228.9
Property crime241n/a (estimate)8521,6812,200
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 54% lower than the rest of Connecticut while the rate of crime on a national scale is 67% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Westport, CT is 95% lower than the average rate of crime in Connecticut and 97% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 49% lower than the remainder of the state of Connecticut and 61% 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.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westport is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.36 daily crimes that occur in Westport.
  • Westport is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westport you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westport has decreased by 5%.

Compare Westport, CT Crime To Other Cities

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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 2.19 times less than the state average and 2.99 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Westport, CT on a daily bases are 19.55 times less than than Connecticut average and 35.88 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Westport, CT are 1.97 times less than the daily state average and 2.58 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 88% of every city located within Connecticut along with 87% 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 9426
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westport is 1 in 118
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Westport is 1 in 116
      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 9426. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 118 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 116.

      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 56% and the rate of property crime in Westport, CT has decreased by 3%. The total crime rate in Westport, CT has decreased by 5% year to year.

      Westport police department

      ItemWestportConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)745,593558,732
      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 14.9% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Connecticut

      StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
      Connecticut6,088184266
      There are a total of 6,088 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 184 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 31% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Nissequogue, NY1,53649202251
      Huntington Bay, NY1,51649202251
      Eatons Neck, NY1,50649202251
      Ridgefield, CT7,5524253257
      Southport, CT1,69429236265
      Georgetown, CT1,82129236265
      Lloyd Harbor, NY3,69667274341
      Westport, CT27,51111852863

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bergenfield, NJ27,5134275278
      Allen Park, MI27,5192521,8502,102
      Paragould, AR27,5216093,2623,872
      Seguin, TX27,5432982,5272,825
      Mason City, IA27,5461573,0523,209
      Westport, CT27,51111852863
      Source: The Westport, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.