Westwood, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
56
Total Crimes
505.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-78.45%
Below National Average
117 out of 488
In New Jersey
1,581 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Westwood, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Westwood is 505.5 per 100,000 people. That's -78.45% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -62.66% 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.

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Westwood SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
9
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Westwood
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 56 505.5 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 0 0.0 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 0 0.0 195.4 387.8
Burglary 18 162.5 146.2 314.2
Larceny 37 334.0 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 1 9.0 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 56 505.5 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Westwood

0
Violent Crimes
0.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-100.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in inf chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westwood each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westwood is 0.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -100.00% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -100.00% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westwood

56
Property Crimes
505.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-74.19%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 197.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Westwood each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Westwood is 505.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -74.19% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -56.36% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 per 100,000 people.

Westwood 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 Westwood

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Paramus, NJ 26,222 478 1,822.9 1,735.2 87.7
Hillsdale, NJ 10,308 39 378.3 378.3 0.0
Park Ridge, NJ 8,688 13 149.6 149.6 0.0
Oradell, NJ 8,137 38 467.0 430.1 36.9
Emerson, NJ 7,610 28 367.9 367.9 0.0
Old Tappan, NJ 5,904 14 237.1 220.2 16.9
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 5,845 22 376.4 359.3 17.1
Harrington Park, NJ 4,730 8 169.1 169.1 0.0
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 4,058 28 690.0 690.0 0.0
Haworth, NJ 3,391 3 88.5 88.5 0.0
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