Lincoln, RI
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The crime rate in Lincoln is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Lincoln is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Lincoln is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Rhode Island, Lincoln has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Lincoln compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Lincoln with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Lincoln's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Lincoln'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 Lincoln is one in 677.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lincoln's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Lincoln 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 Lincoln is one in 44.

Lincoln Crime Data

 

Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Lincoln Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

32

488

520

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.48

22.52

24.00

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lincoln 1.48
Rhode Island 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 677

in Lincoln

1 in 412

in Rhode Island

Lincoln VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 21,670
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 5 19
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.37 0.23 0.88

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
Lincoln 22.52
Rhode Island 18.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Lincoln

1 in 53

in Rhode Island

Lincoln Property CRIMES

Population: 21,670
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 42 394 52
Rate per 1,000 1.94 18.18 2.40

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

Lincoln Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lincoln 29
Rhode Island 46