Reported Annual Crime In Pawtucket

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePawtucket/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,170n/a (estimate)3,0302,1402,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePawtucket/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.42.74.9
Rape46n/a64.243.538.6
Robbery64n/a89.452.6101.9
Assault182n/a254.1143.7237.8
Violent crime293n/a (estimate)409243373
Burglary449n/a626.9373.7491.4
Theft1,276n/a1,781.51,392.31,775.4
Vehicle theft152n/a212.2131.5220.2
Property crime1,877n/a (estimate)2,6211,8982,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Pawtucket, RI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Pawtucket, RI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Pawtucket, RI crime rates are 42% higher than in comparison to the Rhode Island mean and are 6% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Pawtucket, RI has a rate that is 69% higher than the Rhode Island average; compared to the United States, it is 10% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Pawtucket, RI is 38% higher than its state's mean, and 5% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pawtucket is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.3 daily crimes that occur in Pawtucket.
  • Pawtucket is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pawtucket you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pawtucket has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Pawtucket (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Pawtucket, RI for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Rhode Island as well as those across America as a whole. The Pawtucket, RI total amount of daily offenses is 1.42 times more than the Rhode Island average and 1.06 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Pawtucket, RI is 1.69 times more than the Rhode Island average, and it is 1.10 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Pawtucket, RI has a daily crime figure that is 1.38 times more than the Rhode Island average and 1.05 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Pawtucket (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Pawtucket, RI in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Rhode Island as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Pawtucket, RI to other cities in the state and across the country, Pawtucket, RI is 40% safer than other cities of Rhode Island and 28% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Rhode Island cities and all around the United States, Pawtucket, RI has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Pawtucket, RI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pawtucket

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pawtucket is 1 in 245
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pawtucket is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pawtucket is 1 in 34
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Pawtucket, RI? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Pawtucket, RI, you have a 1 in 245 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 39. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Pawtucket, RI is 1 in 34.

Year Over Year Crime In Pawtucket (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pawtucket, RI is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Pawtucket, RI has increased by 41%, the amount of property crime in Pawtucket, RI has decreased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in Pawtucket, RI has decreased by 7% year to year.

Pawtucket police department

ItemPawtucketRhode IslandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1701,505556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.63.3
There are a total of 170 Pawtucket police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.1% less than the Rhode Island average and 26.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Rhode Island

StateTotal offendersRhode Island /100KNational /100K
Rhode Island000

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Franklin Town, MA32,39312335347
Chepachet, RI1,51083650733
North Seekonk, MA2,660181782963
Norton Center, MA2,8701908211,011
Ocean Grove, MA2,6741938361,029
Pawtucket, RI71,3134092,6213,030

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Waldorf, MD71,3585752,9123,486
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Wilmington, DE71,2631,7084,4446,152
Perris, CA71,3772372,4432,680
Waukesha, WI71,0831511,5831,734
Pawtucket, RI71,3134092,6213,030
Source: The Pawtucket, RI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.