Cumberland, RI
Crime Rates

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Cumberland, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Cumberland is safer than 70% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Rhode Island, only on the order of 44% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Cumberland. If you live in Cumberland, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 127. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 40. It is for these reasons that Cumberland is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Cumberland has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Cumberland 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 Cumberland 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 Cumberland.

For Cumberland, 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 Cumberland than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1411, 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 Cumberland 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 Cumberland than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 139.

Cumberland Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 70% of U.S. Cities

Cumberland Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Cumberland 0.71
Rhode Island 2.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,411

in Cumberland

1 in 452

in Rhode Island


Population: 35,263
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 5 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 0.14 0.34


Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Cumberland 7.17
Rhode Island 15.35

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 139

in Cumberland

1 in 65

in Rhode Island

Cumberland Property CRIMES

Population: 35,263
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 203 20
Rate per 1,000 0.85 5.76 0.57

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Cumberland Crimes Per Square Mile

Cumberland 11
Rhode Island 38