Westwood, KS Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
62
Total Crimes
2,724.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
9.99%
Above National Average
128 out of 152
In Kansas
7,444 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Westwood, KS?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Westwood is 2,724.1 per 100,000 people. That's 9.99% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -0.04% lower than the Kansas total crime rate of 2,725.3 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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Westwood SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Westwood
/ 100k People
Kansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 62 2,724.1 2,725.3 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 3.6 5.0
Robbery 1 43.9 44.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1 43.9 314.2 250.2
Violent Crime 2 87.9 410.8 366.7
Burglary 2 87.9 342.7 340.5
Larceny 50 2,196.8 1,721.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 8 351.5 249.9 219.9
Property Crime 60 2,636.2 2,314.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Westwood

2
Violent Crimes
87.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-76.04%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,138.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westwood each year. That compares to a 1 in 243.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westwood is 87.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -76.04% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -78.61% lower than the Kansas violent crime rate of 410.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westwood

60
Property Crimes
2,636.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
24.94%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 37.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Westwood each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Westwood is 2,636.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 24.94% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 13.90% higher than the Kansas property crime rate of 2,314.5 per 100,000 people.

Westwood Crime Compared To Kansas Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Westwood

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Olathe, KS 141,371 1,894 1,339.7 1,134.6 205.1
Lee's Summit, MO 99,365 2,210 2,224.1 2,108.4 115.7
Lenexa, KS 56,240 848 1,507.8 1,353.1 154.7
Blue Springs, MO 55,415 1,315 2,373.0 2,194.4 178.7
Leawood, KS 35,052 420 1,198.2 1,144.0 54.2
Liberty, MO 31,842 604 1,896.9 1,604.8 292.1
Raymore, MO 22,121 308 1,392.3 1,315.5 76.9
Merriam, KS 11,197 527 4,706.6 4,322.6 384.0
Parkville, MO 7,143 139 1,946.0 1,862.0 84.0
Mission Hills, KS 3,588 45 1,254.2 1,226.3 27.9
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