Cranston, RI
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The crime rate in Cranston is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Cranston is 1 in 52. Based on FBI crime data, Cranston is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Rhode Island, Cranston has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 711.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Cranston's rate for property crime is 18 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 56.

Cranston Crime Data

 
Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Cranston Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

114

1,437

1,551

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.41

17.72

19.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cranston 1.41
Rhode Island 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 711

in Cranston

1 in 412

in Rhode Island
Cranston VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 81,073
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 24 24 64
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.30 0.30 0.79
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
Cranston 17.72
Rhode Island 18.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 56

in Cranston

1 in 53

in Rhode Island
Cranston Property CRIMES
Population: 81,073
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 238 1,082 117
Rate per 1,000 2.94 13.35 1.44
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

Cranston Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cranston 54
Rhode Island 46