Westfield, MA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
575
Total Crimes
1,373.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-46.51%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Westfield, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Westfield is 1,373.8 per 100,000 people. That's -46.51% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -14.21% lower than the Massachusetts total crime rate of 1,601.4 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.

Westfield SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
7
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Westfield
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 575 1,373.8 1,601.4 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 8 19.1 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 87 207.9 241.2 246.8
Violent Crime 111 265.2 338.1 368.9
Burglary 78 186.4 200.8 376.0
Larceny 362 864.9 966.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 24 57.3 95.7 228.9
Property Crime 464 1,108.6 1,263.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Westfield

111
Violent Crimes
265.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-28.11%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 377.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 295.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westfield is 265.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -28.11% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -21.56% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 338.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westfield

464
Property Crimes
1,108.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-49.60%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 90.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Westfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Westfield is 1,108.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -49.60% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -12.25% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,263.3 per 100,000 people.

Westfield Crime Compared To Massachusetts Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Westfield

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Springfield, MA 155,179 5,623 3,623.6 2,635.0 988.5
Holyoke, MA 40,470 2,031 5,018.5 4,052.4 966.1
Longmeadow, MA 15,898 198 1,245.4 1,151.1 94.4
Windsor Locks, CT 12,560 181 1,441.1 1,361.5 79.6
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