Annual Crime In Westwood (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
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 peopleWestwood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,587 (estimate)2,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestwood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)251 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,336 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Westwood crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Westwood are 34% lower than the national average
  • In Westwood you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Westwood is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Westwood has decreased by 6%

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Compare Westwood, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Westwood (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Westwood (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westwood is 1 in 399
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westwood is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Westwood is 1 in 64

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

      Westwood police department

      ItemWestwoodCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

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      Lake Almanor Country Club, CA3571839741,157
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      East Shore, CA2405022,6713,172
      Hamilton Branch, CA5475322,8313,363
      Westwood, CA1,6852511,3361,587

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      Pine Plains, NY1,685147603750
      Milford, IN1,6851719731,143
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      Port Edwards, WI1,68556790847
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      Westwood, CA1,6852511,3361,587
      Source: The Westwood, CA 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.