Westfield, IN
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Westfield, IN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

Westfield is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (62%) and also has a lower crime rate than 46% of the communities in Indiana, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Westfield is one in 83 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Westfield has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Westfield 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 Westfield 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 Westfield.

For Westfield, 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 Westfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1148, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Westfield; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Westfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Westfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

32

409

441

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.87

11.13

12.00

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Westfield 0.87
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,148

in Westfield

1 in 258

in Indiana

Westfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 36,738
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 3 26
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.08 0.08 0.71

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
Westfield 11.13
Indiana 25.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 90

in Westfield

1 in 39

in Indiana

Westfield Property CRIMES

Population: 36,738
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 366 13
Rate per 1,000 0.82 9.96 0.35

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

Westfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Westfield 16
Indiana 31