Reported Annual Crime In Pawtucket

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePawtucket/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,139n/a (estimate)2,9862,1382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePawtucket/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a5.62.75.3
Rape40n/a55.841.840.4
Robbery60n/a83.851.1102.8
Assault201n/a280.6143.2248.5
Violent crime305n/a (estimate)426239386
Burglary484n/a675.6358.6468.9
Theft1,350n/a1,884.41,389.01,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a151.1236.9
Property crime1,834n/a (estimate)2,5601,8992,451
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 40% higher than in comparison to the Rhode Island mean and are 5% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Pawtucket, RI has a rate that is 78% higher than the Rhode Island average; compared to the United States, it is 10% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Pawtucket, RI is 35% higher than its state's mean, and 4% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Franklin Town, MA32,8733295298
Chepachet, RI1,86382651733
North Seekonk, MA2,814174722897
Norton Center, MA2,732183758941
Ocean Grove, MA2,669186771958
East Providence, RI47,2601451,1591,304
North Westport, MA4,6942681,1091,377
Pawtucket, RI71,3894262,5602,986

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pawtucket is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.18 daily crimes that occur in Pawtucket.
  • Pawtucket is safer than 27% 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 1%.

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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 1.40 times more than the Rhode Island average and 1.05 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Pawtucket, RI is 1.78 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 1.35 times more than the Rhode Island average and 1.04 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 30% safer than other cities of Rhode Island and 27% 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 235
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pawtucket is 1 in 40
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 235 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 40. 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 4%, the amount of property crime in Pawtucket, RI has decreased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Pawtucket, RI has decreased by 1% year to year.

Pawtucket police department

ItemPawtucketRhode IslandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1701,505558,732
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 26.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Rhode Island

StateTotal offendersRhode Island /100KNational /100K
Rhode Island000

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Apple Valley, CA71,4554322,3852,816
Wilmington, DE71,5021,7804,9106,690
Gulfport, MS71,2653145,2545,568
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Lynwood, CA71,2336472,3643,011
Pawtucket, RI71,3894262,5602,986
Source: The Pawtucket, RI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.