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Crime rate in Westville, Indiana (IN): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Westville, IN compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Westville, IN

The 2019 crime rate in Westville, IN is 84 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.2 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 34.0% U.S. cities. The 2019 Westville crime rate rose by 89% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Westville has seen rise of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Westville, IN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Westville:

83.8
Chesterton:

76.2
Valparaiso:

92.1
Porter:

67.4
La Porte:

247.8
Trail Creek:

112.3
Michigan City:

416.0
Burns Harbor:

142.0
Long Beach:

55.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Westville by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(38.5)
1
(20.1)
1
(19.3)
1
(19.9)
1
(17.0)
2
(34.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.1)
3
(57.9)
1
(19.9)
3
(51.0)
9
(153.3)
7
(123.6)
11
(195.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(250.3)
14
(281.6)
16
(308.9)
12
(238.4)
10
(170.0)
7
(119.3)
5
(88.3)
5
(89.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(1,271)
67
(1,348)
40
(772.3)
44
(874.1)
34
(577.9)
26
(443.0)
17
(300.1)
32
(569.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(57.8)
3
(60.4)
6
(115.9)
2
(39.7)
5
(85.0)
5
(85.2)
1
(17.7)
1
(17.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.9)
1
(17.0)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index103.8104.688.874.765.690.844.383.8

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 Indiana and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Westville, Indiana as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westville is 523 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Westville:

115.7
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Westville:

61.8
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Westville:

110.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Westville:

42.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Westville:

29.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Westville:

48.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Westville:

40.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Westville:

38.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2003
Westville:

17.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Westville:

85.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Westville:

48.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Westville:

35.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2012
Westville:

58.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Westville:

75.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Westville:

97.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Westville:

117.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Westville:

132.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Westville:

122.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2003
Westville:

98.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Westville:

247.1
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 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Indiana average:

1.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.51
Indiana average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.51
Indiana average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.60
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.58
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.60
Indiana average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.58
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Westville, IN
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 46391.