Westmont, IL
Crime Rates



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Westmont, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Westmont has an overall crime rate of 13 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 Westmont is 1 in 79. How does Westmont fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Westmont's crime rate is lower than approximately 44% of Illinois communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Westmont has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Westmont is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Westmont 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 Westmont.

For Westmont, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Westmont than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1126, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Westmont; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Westmont Crime Data

 

Crime Index

56

(100 is safest)


Safer than 56% of U.S. Cities

Westmont Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

293

315

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.89

11.83

12.72

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Westmont 0.89
Illinois 4.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,126

in Westmont

1 in 229

in Illinois

Westmont VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 24,767
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 5 13
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.16 0.20 0.52

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Westmont 11.83
Illinois 20.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 85

in Westmont

1 in 49

in Illinois

Westmont Property CRIMES

Population: 24,767
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 39 244 10
Rate per 1,000 1.57 9.85 0.40

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Westmont Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Westmont 61
Illinois 35