Westport, CT Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
254
Total Crimes
884.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-62.31%
Below National Average
22 out of 94
In Connecticut
2,849 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Westport, CT?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Westport is 884.2 per 100,000 people. That's -62.31% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -49.38% lower than the Connecticut total crime rate of 1,746.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Westport SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

How Does Westport Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Westport
/ 100k People
Connecticut
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 254 884.2 1,746.7 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.9 6.5
Robbery 2 7.0 57.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 3 10.4 103.8 279.7
Violent Crime 5 17.4 181.6 387.8
Burglary 27 94.0 187.1 314.2
Larceny 166 577.8 1,141.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 56 194.9 236.8 246.0
Property Crime 249 866.8 1,565.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Westport

5
Violent Crimes
17.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-95.51%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 5,745.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westport each year. That compares to a 1 in 550.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westport is 17.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -95.51% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -90.42% lower than the Connecticut violent crime rate of 181.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westport

249
Property Crimes
866.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-55.74%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 115.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Westport each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Westport is 866.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -55.74% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -44.62% lower than the Connecticut property crime rate of 1,565.1 per 100,000 people.

Westport Crime Compared To Connecticut Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Connecticut.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Westport

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Bridgeport, CT 144,350 3,343 2,315.9 1,741.6 574.3
Norwalk, CT 89,140 1,365 1,531.3 1,370.9 160.4
Trumbull, CT 35,632 771 2,163.8 2,102.0 61.7
Darien, CT 21,840 373 1,707.9 1,689.6 18.3
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