Westfield, MA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
408
Total Crimes
993.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-57.66%
Below National Average
202 out of 298
In Massachusetts
3,206 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Westfield, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Westfield is 993.4 per 100,000 people. That's -57.66% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -27.06% lower than the Massachusetts total crime rate of 1,362.0 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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Westfield SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
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 408 993.4 1,362.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 3 7.3 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 57 138.8 235.9 279.7
Violent Crime 84 204.5 308.8 387.8
Burglary 45 109.6 149.7 314.2
Larceny 261 635.5 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 18 43.8 99.2 246.0
Property Crime 324 788.9 1,053.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Westfield

84
Violent Crimes
204.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-47.26%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 489.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westfield is 204.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -47.26% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -33.77% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westfield

324
Property Crimes
788.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-59.72%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 126.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Westfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Westfield is 788.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -59.72% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -25.10% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,053.2 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 153,084 5,210 3,403.4 2,436.6 966.8
Chicopee, MA 54,918 1,442 2,625.7 2,090.4 535.3
Holyoke, MA 40,002 1,608 4,019.8 3,114.8 905.0
Longmeadow, MA 15,640 134 856.8 824.8 32.0
Windsor Locks, CT 12,894 162 1,256.4 1,155.6 100.8
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