Johnston, RI
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Johnston, RI crime analytics


Johnston has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Johnston is 1 in 67. How does Johnston fare compared to other communities in Rhode Island of all population sizes? Johnston's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% of Rhode Island communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Johnston'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 Johnston is one in 713.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Johnston; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Johnston Crime Data

 
Crime Index

51

(100 is safest)


Safer than 51% of U.S. Cities

Johnston Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

394

435

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.40

13.47

14.87

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Johnston 1.40
Rhode Island 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 713

in Johnston

1 in 412

in Rhode Island
Johnston VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 29,247
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 9 29
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.31 0.99
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
Johnston 13.47
Rhode Island 18.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 74

in Johnston

1 in 53

in Rhode Island
Johnston Property CRIMES
Population: 29,247
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 83 279 32
Rate per 1,000 2.84 9.54 1.09
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

Johnston Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Johnston 19
Rhode Island 46