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Crime Report for Westby,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Westby, is 3.4 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Westby Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Westby, has a violent crime rate of 94 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 374 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Westby 94
WI 374
National 676

Westby, is in the 49% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 28% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 49% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Westby, or said another way, 51% of cities in have crime rates higher than Westby.


  Review crime rate data for Westby,

Crime Westby WI Nation
Violent Crime Total 93.7 373.9 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 22.8 31.1
Robbery Rate 0.0 135.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 93.7 212.4 315
Property Crime Total 1452.7 3499.0 3726.9
Burglary 281.2 574.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 1077.8 2649.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 93.7 275.1 382.3
Arson 0.0 20.2 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Westby, has a property crime rate of 1452.7 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3499.0 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Westby 1452.7
WI 3499.0
National 3727



Westby Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 26
National Percentile Rank - 27