West Warwick, 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

West Warwick has an overall crime rate of 10 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 West Warwick is 1 in 97. How does West Warwick fare compared to other communities in Rhode Island of all population sizes? West Warwick's crime rate is lower than approximately 41% of Rhode Island communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that West Warwick's violent crime rate is 2 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 West Warwick is one in 517.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in West Warwick 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 West Warwick than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 119.

West Warwick Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

West Warwick Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
National Median: 4
    West Warwick
    Rhode Island

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 517

in West Warwick

1 in 452

in Rhode Island


Population: 28,962
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 15 2 39
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.52 0.07 1.35


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
National Median: 21
    West Warwick
    Rhode Island

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 119

in West Warwick

1 in 65

in Rhode Island

West Warwick Property CRIMES

Population: 28,962
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 59 165 20
Rate per 1,000 2.04 5.70 0.69

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

West Warwick Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
National Median: 28.3
    West Warwick
    Rhode Island