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Reported Annual Crime In Westwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestwood/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)960 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestwood/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)118 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)843 (estimate)2,0862,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westwood is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.63 daily crimes that occur in Westwood.
  • Westwood is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westwood you have a 1 in 105 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westwood has decreased by 20%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westwood is 1 in 851
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westwood is 1 in 119
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westwood is 1 in 105

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

Westwood police department

ItemWestwoodIowaNational
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
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wayland, IA1,0271258971,022
New London, IA1,9451299261,056
Winfield, IA1,0681339501,082
Mount Pleasant, IA8,4911431,7401,883
Houghton, IA1523082,2082,516
Pleasant Plain, IA563462,4782,824
St. Paul, IA1003492,5052,855
Westwood, IA96118843960

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McDonald, NC965123,7684,280
Belden, NE964183,2513,669
Republic, KS966144,3574,971
Sheldon, ND963513,2133,564
Point of Rocks, WY963422,7463,088
Westwood, IA96118843960
Source: The Westwood, IA 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.