Cranston, RI
Crime Rates



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Cranston, RI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Cranston has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cranston is 1 in 60. How does Cranston fare compared to other communities in Rhode Island of all population sizes? Cranston's crime rate is lower than approximately 26% of Rhode Island communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Cranston has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Cranston is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Cranston 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 Cranston.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Cranston's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Cranston is one in 725.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Cranston's rate for property crime is 15 per one thousand population. This makes Cranston a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Cranston is one in 65.

Cranston Crime Data

 

Crime Index

41

(100 is safest)


Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Cranston Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

112

1,250

1,362

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.38

15.39

16.77

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cranston 1.38
Rhode Island 2.32

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 725

in Cranston

1 in 431

in Rhode Island

Cranston VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 81,202
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 26 22 62
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.32 0.27 0.76

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cranston 15.39
Rhode Island 17.52

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 65

in Cranston

1 in 57

in Rhode Island

Cranston Property CRIMES

Population: 81,202
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 214 944 92
Rate per 1,000 2.64 11.63 1.13

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Cranston Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cranston 47
Rhode Island 43