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Westfield, IN 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Westfield is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (68%) and also has a lower crime rate than 60% 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 128 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 43. It is for these reasons that Westfield is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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 2018, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Westfield is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Westfield than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 137.

Westfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

68

(100 is safest)


Safer than 68% of U.S. Cities

Westfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

340

363

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.50

7.33

7.82

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.5
3.56
National Median: 4
    Westfield
    Indiana

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,018

in Westfield

1 in 281

in Indiana

Westfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 46,410
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 4 18
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.02 0.09 0.39

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
7.33
17.75
National Median: 19
    Westfield
    Indiana

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 137

in Westfield

1 in 56

in Indiana

Westfield Property CRIMES

Population: 46,410
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 29 297 14
Rate per 1,000 0.62 6.40 0.30

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Westfield Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
13
23
National Median: 26.9
    Westfield
    Indiana