Westerly, RI Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
305
Total Crimes
1,353.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-47.31%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Westerly, RI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Westerly is 1,353.3 per 100,000 people. That's -47.31% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -28.02% lower than the Rhode Island total crime rate of 1,880.0 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.

Westerly SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Westerly
/ 100k People
Rhode Island
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 305 1,353.3 1,880.0 2,568.4
Murder 1 4.4 1.5 5.0
Robbery 3 13.3 42.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 6 26.6 129.2 246.8
Violent Crime 17 75.4 219.1 368.9
Burglary 46 204.1 265.8 376.0
Larceny 232 1,029.4 1,250.3 1,594.6
Car Theft 10 44.4 144.8 228.9
Property Crime 288 1,277.9 1,660.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Westerly

17
Violent Crimes
75.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-79.55%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,325.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westerly each year. That compares to a 1 in 456.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westerly is 75.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -79.55% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -65.58% lower than the Rhode Island violent crime rate of 219.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westerly

288
Property Crimes
1,277.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-41.90%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 78.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Westerly each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Westerly is 1,277.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -41.90% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -23.06% lower than the Rhode Island property crime rate of 1,660.9 per 100,000 people.

Westerly Crime Compared To Rhode Island Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Westerly

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Waterford, CT 18,937 340 1,795.4 1,737.3 58.1
Groton, CT 9,051 133 1,469.5 1,215.3 254.1
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