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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 96%
Property crime 68%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestport/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime197n/a (estimate)6951,6102,489
Murder0n/a0.02.95.0
Rape0n/a0.021.642.6
Robbery2n/a7.154.181.6
Assault2n/a7.1105.0250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)14184379
Burglary20n/a70.6180.7340.5
Theft152n/a536.51,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theft21n/a74.1167.3219.9
Property crime193n/a (estimate)6811,4272,110

Key findings

  • Westport crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Westport are 96% lower than the national average
  • In Westport you have a 1 in 144 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Westport is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Westport has decreased by 19%

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      Daily Crime In Westport (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Westport on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Connecticut and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Westport (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Connecticut, are 2.32 times less than the state average and 3.58 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Westport on a daily basis are 13.00 times less than than Connecticut average and 26.87 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Westport are 2.09 times less than the daily state average and 3.10 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Westport (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Westport to every other city in Connecticut, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Westport safe? The gauges above illustrate that Westport is safer than 90% of every city located within Connecticut along with 89% 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. As a result, Westport, CT is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the 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 7084
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westport is 1 in 147
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Westport is 1 in 144
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Westport, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 7084. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 147 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 is 1 in 144.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Westport is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Westport has increased by 27% and the rate of property crime in Westport has decreased by 20%. The total crime rate in Westport has decreased by 19% 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
      Southport, CT1,69426200226
      Georgetown, CT1,82126200226
      Huntington Bay, NY1,51650193243
      Eatons Neck, NY1,50650193243
      Nissequogue, NY1,53650193243
      Ridgefield, CT7,5524287291
      Lloyd Harbor, NY3,69668262330
      Westport, CT27,51114681695

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bergenfield, NJ27,51355273328
      Allen Park, MI27,5191781,8412,019
      Paragould, AR27,5211,0504,7125,762
      Seguin, TX27,5432782,3612,639
      Mason City, IA27,5466522,9253,577
      Westport, CT27,51114681695
      Source: The Westport, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.