Smithfield, 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

Smithfield is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (64%) and also has a lower crime rate than 49% of the communities in Rhode Island, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Smithfield is one in 109 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 40.

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

For Smithfield, 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 Smithfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3650, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Smithfield; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Smithfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

64

(100 is safest)


Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Smithfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

195

201

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.27

8.91

9.18

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.27
2.21
National Median: 4
    Smithfield
    Rhode Island

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,650

in Smithfield

1 in 452

in Rhode Island

Smithfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 21,897
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.00 0.14

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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)

100 75 50 25 0
8.91
15.35
National Median: 21
    Smithfield
    Rhode Island

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 112

in Smithfield

1 in 65

in Rhode Island

Smithfield Property CRIMES

Population: 21,897
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 171 3
Rate per 1,000 0.96 7.81 0.14

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

Smithfield Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
8
38
National Median: 28.3
    Smithfield
    Rhode Island