South Kingstown, RI
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South Kingstown, RI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, South Kingstown is safer than 72% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Rhode Island, only on the order of 23% of the communities have a lower crime rate than South Kingstown. If you live in South Kingstown, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 105. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that South Kingstown is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to South Kingstown, and we found that the crime rate in South Kingstown is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means South Kingstown is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how South Kingstown 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 South Kingstown.

For South Kingstown, 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 South Kingstown than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1468, 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 South Kingstown 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 South Kingstown than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 113.

South Kingstown Crime Data

 

Crime Index

72

(100 is safest)


Safer than 72% of U.S. Cities

South Kingstown Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

272

293

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.68

8.82

9.50

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Kingstown 0.68
Rhode Island 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,468

in South Kingstown

1 in 412

in Rhode Island

South Kingstown VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 30,826
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 2 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.06 0.49

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
South Kingstown 8.82
Rhode Island 18.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 113

in South Kingstown

1 in 53

in Rhode Island

South Kingstown Property CRIMES

Population: 30,826
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 65 199 8
Rate per 1,000 2.11 6.46 0.26

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

South Kingstown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Kingstown 5
Rhode Island 46