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Crime rate in Westlake, Louisiana (LA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Westlake, LA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Westlake, LA

The 2019 crime rate in Westlake, LA is 163 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.7 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 60.6% U.S. cities. The 2019 Westlake crime rate fell by 20% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Westlake has seen decreasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Westlake, LA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Westlake:

163.3
Lake Charles:

385.7
Sulphur:

298.8
Iowa:

306.9
DeQuincy:

103.3
Vinton:

294.1
Welsh:

307.9
Kinder:

329.1
Orange:

231.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Westlake by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.2)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(87.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(508.4)
18
(397.7)
10
(219.1)
6
(131.4)
7
(149.7)
3
(60.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
25
(577.8)
26
(574.5)
32
(701.0)
36
(788.4)
35
(748.5)
70
(1,412)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
141
(3,259)
127
(2,806)
94
(2,059)
82
(1,796)
88
(1,882)
43
(867.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(392.9)
13
(287.2)
15
(328.6)
5
(109.5)
0
(0.0)
11
(221.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(69.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index303.9290.3245.3162.1204.7163.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Westlake, Louisiana as of October 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westlake is 258 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Westlake:

30.2
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2017
Westlake:

139.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Westlake:

65.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Westlake:

175.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Westlake:

243.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Westlake:

254.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2003
Westlake:

259.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Westlake:

301.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Westlake:

358.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Westlake:

243.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Westlake:

263.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Westlake:

292.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Westlake:

298.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Westlake:

337.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Westlake:

394.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Westlake:

375.2
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.43
Louisiana average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.89
Louisiana average:

3.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 17 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.67
Louisiana average:

3.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 17 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.68
Louisiana average:

3.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 21 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.59
Louisiana average:

3.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.54
Louisiana average:

3.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 21 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.56
Louisiana average:

3.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 22 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.82
Louisiana average:

3.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 22 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.82
Louisiana average:

3.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 23 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Louisiana average:

3.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.28
Louisiana average:

3.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 25 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.07
Louisiana average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 22 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.50
Louisiana average:

3.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.28
Louisiana average:

3.79

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Westlake, LA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 70669.