Westfield, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
180
Total Crimes
612.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-73.89%
Below National Average
160 out of 488
In New Jersey
1,933 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Westfield, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Westfield is 612.5 per 100,000 people. That's -73.89% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -54.75% lower than the New Jersey total crime rate of 1,353.6 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.

For more reading on life in Westfield, check out:

Westfield SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
9.5
Education
10
Commute
3

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Westfield
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 180 612.5 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 3 10.2 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 5 17.0 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 8 27.2 195.4 387.8
Burglary 11 37.4 146.2 314.2
Larceny 136 462.8 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 25 85.1 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 172 585.3 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Westfield

8
Violent Crimes
27.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-92.98%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 3,673.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westfield is 27.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -92.98% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -86.07% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westfield

172
Property Crimes
585.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-70.11%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 170.9 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 585.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -70.11% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -49.47% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 per 100,000 people.

Westfield Crime Compared To New Jersey Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in New Jersey.
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
Plainfield, NJ 50,333 961 1,909.3 1,456.3 453.0
Rahway, NJ 30,157 244 809.1 666.5 142.6
Summit, NJ 21,917 206 939.9 921.7 18.3
Roselle, NJ 21,867 265 1,211.9 1,056.4 155.5
Roselle Park, NJ 13,604 115 845.3 808.6 36.8
Florham Park, NJ 11,455 68 593.6 584.9 8.7
Lincoln Park, NJ 10,051 53 527.3 477.6 49.7
Wood-Ridge, NJ 9,489 50 526.9 505.8 21.1
Boonton, NJ 8,977 105 1,169.7 1,114.0 55.7
Kenilworth, NJ 8,211 100 1,217.9 1,157.0 60.9
Enjoy The Snack?