Bristol, RI
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Bristol, RI crime analytics


Bristol is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (73%) and also has a lower crime rate than 79% of the communities in Rhode Island, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Bristol is one in 107 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Bristol, and we found that the crime rate in Bristol is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Bristol is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bristol does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Bristol.

For Bristol, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Bristol than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1720, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Bristol is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Bristol than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 114.

Bristol Crime Data

 

Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Bristol Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

196

209

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.58

8.77

9.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bristol 0.58
Rhode Island 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,720

in Bristol

1 in 412

in Rhode Island

Bristol VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 22,357
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 0 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.00 0.45

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bristol 8.77
Rhode Island 18.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 114

in Bristol

1 in 53

in Rhode Island

Bristol Property CRIMES

Population: 22,357
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 41 152 3
Rate per 1,000 1.83 6.80 0.13

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Bristol Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bristol 21
Rhode Island 46