Westbury, NY
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Westbury, NY crime analytics


Westbury 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 Westbury is 1 in 72. How does Westbury fare compared to other communities in New York of all population sizes? Westbury's crime rate is lower than approximately 33% of New York communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Westbury 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 Westbury; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 530. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Westbury; 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.

Westbury Crime Data

 
Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Westbury Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

184

213

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.89

11.96

13.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Westbury 1.89
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 530

in Westbury

1 in 263

in New York State
Westbury VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,379
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
Westbury 11.96
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Westbury

1 in 62

in New York State
Westbury Property CRIMES
Population: 15,379
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

Westbury Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Westbury 90
New York State 41