Westport, CT Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
197
Total Crimes
695.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-71.93%
Below National Average
22 out of 94
In Connecticut
2,183 out of 9,891
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 695.3 per 100,000 people. That's -71.93% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -56.82% lower than the Connecticut total crime rate of 1,610.2 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
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
2

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 197 695.3 1,610.2 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 2 7.1 54.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 7.1 105.0 250.2
Violent Crime 4 14.1 183.6 366.7
Burglary 20 70.6 180.7 340.5
Larceny 152 536.5 1,078.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 21 74.1 167.3 219.9
Property Crime 193 681.2 1,426.6 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Westport

4.0
Violent Crimes
14.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-96.15%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 7,083.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westport each year. That compares to a 1 in 544.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westport is 14.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -96.15% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -92.31% lower than the Connecticut violent crime rate of 183.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westport

193.0
Property Crimes
681.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-67.71%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 146.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Westport each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Westport is 681.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -67.71% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -52.25% lower than the Connecticut property crime rate of 1,426.6 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 144,908 3,308 2,282.8 1,701.1 581.7
Stamford, CT 130,678 2,067 1,581.8 1,379.7 202.0
Norwalk, CT 89,440 1,430 1,598.8 1,394.2 204.6
Trumbull, CT 35,772 823 2,300.7 2,174.9 125.8
Darien, CT 21,880 270 1,234.0 1,220.3 13.7
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