Westwood, CA
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Westwood has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Westwood is 1 in 54. How does Westwood fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Westwood's crime rate is lower than approximately 63% of California communities.

However, when you compare Westwood to other communities of similar population, then Westwood crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Westwood does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Westwood does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Westwood.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Westwood occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Westwood; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 315. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Westwood; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Westwood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

40

(100 is safest)


Safer than 40% of U.S. Cities

Westwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

24

29

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.17

15.24

18.41

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Westwood 3.17
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 315

in Westwood

1 in 235

in California

Westwood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,575
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Westwood 15.24
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 66

in Westwood

1 in 38

in California

Westwood Property CRIMES

Population: 1,575
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Westwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Westwood 5
California 90

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