Westmont, IL
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Westmont has an overall crime rate of 14 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 71. How does Westmont fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Westmont's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% 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 1084, 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 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Westmont Crime Data

 
Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Westmont Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

327

350

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.92

13.11

14.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Westmont 0.92
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,084

in Westmont

1 in 261

in Illinois
Westmont VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 24,941
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 7 13
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.28 0.52
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
Westmont 13.11
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 76

in Westmont

1 in 50

in Illinois
Westmont Property CRIMES
Population: 24,941
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 51 268 8
Rate per 1,000 2.04 10.75 0.32
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

Westmont Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Westmont 68
Illinois 33