Reported Annual Crime In Westport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestport/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime255n/a (estimate)9042,0352,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestport/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.25.3
Rape1n/a3.521.340.4
Robbery1n/a3.575.6102.8
Assault5n/a17.7128.0248.5
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)25227386
Burglary39n/a138.3280.9468.9
Theft187n/a663.21,328.51,745.0
Vehicle theft22n/a78.0198.7236.9
Property crime248n/a (estimate)8791,8082,451
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 56% lower than the rest of Connecticut while the rate of crime on a national scale is 68% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Westport, CT is 89% lower than the average rate of crime in Connecticut and 94% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 51% lower than the remainder of the state of Connecticut and 64% 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 68% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.48 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 111 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westport has decreased by 11%.

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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 2.25 times less than the state average and 3.14 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Westport, CT on a daily bases are 9.15 times less than than Connecticut average and 15.56 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Westport, CT are 2.06 times less than the daily state average and 2.79 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 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 4029
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westport is 1 in 114
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westport is 1 in 111
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 4029. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 114 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 111.

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 increased by 14% and the rate of property crime in Westport, CT has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Westport, CT has decreased by 11% 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
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
Eatons Neck, NY1,50653217270
Nissequogue, NY1,53653217270
Huntington Bay, NY1,51653217270
Southport, CT1,69432254286
Georgetown, CT1,82132254286
Ridgefield, CT7,5528284292
Lloyd Harbor, NY3,69672294366
Westport, CT27,51125879904

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bergenfield, NJ27,51329358387
Allen Park, MI27,5191941,8332,027
Paragould, AR27,5215704,8845,454
Seguin, TX27,5433923,8004,192
Mason City, IA27,5461364,1204,256
Westport, CT27,51125879904
Source: The Westport, CT 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.