West Warwick, RI
Crime Rates


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West Warwick, 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

West Warwick has an overall crime rate of 17 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 60. 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 33% 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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in West Warwick occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in West Warwick; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 418. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in West Warwick; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

West Warwick Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 45% 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)

West Warwick 2.39
Rhode Island 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 418

in West Warwick

1 in 412

in Rhode Island


Population: 28,852
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 16 12 40
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.55 0.42 1.39


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)

West Warwick 14.38
Rhode Island 18.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 70

in West Warwick

1 in 53

in Rhode Island

West Warwick Property CRIMES

Population: 28,852
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 104 278 33
Rate per 1,000 3.60 9.64 1.14

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

West Warwick Crimes Per Square Mile

West Warwick 62
Rhode Island 46