Westwego, LA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
193
Total Crimes
2,257.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-12.12%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Westwego, LA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Westwego is 2,257.0 per 100,000 people. That's -12.12% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -40.81% lower than the Louisiana total crime rate of 3,813.5 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.

Westwego SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Westwego
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 193 2,257.0 3,813.5 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 11.4 5.0
Robbery 6 70.2 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 12 140.3 383.4 246.8
Violent Crime 22 257.3 537.5 368.9
Burglary 39 456.1 668.1 376.0
Larceny 117 1,368.3 2,360.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 15 175.4 247.6 228.9
Property Crime 171 1,999.8 3,276.0 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Westwego

22
Violent Crimes
257.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-30.26%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 388.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westwego each year. That compares to a 1 in 186.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westwego is 257.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -30.26% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -52.14% lower than the Louisiana violent crime rate of 537.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westwego

171
Property Crimes
1,999.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-9.08%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 50.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Westwego each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Westwego is 1,999.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -9.08% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -38.96% lower than the Louisiana property crime rate of 3,276.0 per 100,000 people.

Westwego Crime Compared To Louisiana Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Westwego

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
New Orleans, LA 396,374 22,674 5,720.4 4,557.1 1,163.3
Kenner, LA 67,556 2,195 3,249.2 3,019.7 229.4
Gretna, LA 17,965 641 3,568.0 3,089.3 478.7
Harahan, LA 9,424 118 1,252.1 1,124.8 127.3
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