South Kingstown, RI
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South Kingstown, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

South Kingstown is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (78%) and also has a lower crime rate than 79% 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 South Kingstown is one in 133 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 36. 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 1924, 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 143.

South Kingstown Crime Data

 

Crime Index

78

(100 is safest)


Safer than 78% of U.S. Cities

South Kingstown Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

215

231

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.52

6.98

7.50

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Kingstown 0.52
Rhode Island 2.32

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,924

in South Kingstown

1 in 431

in Rhode Island

South Kingstown VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 30,788
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 2 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.16 0.06 0.29

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Kingstown 6.98
Rhode Island 17.52

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 143

in South Kingstown

1 in 57

in Rhode Island

South Kingstown Property CRIMES

Population: 30,788
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 46 164 5
Rate per 1,000 1.49 5.33 0.16

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

South Kingstown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Kingstown 4
Rhode Island 43