Reported Annual Crime In Woonsocket

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWoonsocket/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,184n/a (estimate)2,8522,1382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWoonsocket/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.42.75.3
Rape39n/a94.041.840.4
Robbery41n/a98.851.1102.8
Assault131n/a315.6143.2248.5
Violent crime212n/a (estimate)511239386
Burglary296n/a713.1358.6468.9
Theft606n/a1,459.81,389.01,745.0
Vehicle theft70n/a168.6151.1236.9
Property crime972n/a (estimate)2,3421,8992,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Woonsocket, RI is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 33% higher than the average of crimes committed in Rhode Island. It is also 1% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Woonsocket, RI shows a crime rate that is 114% higher than the Rhode Island average. The crime rate is also 32% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Woonsocket, RI is shown to be 23% higher than the Rhode Island average and 4% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Franklin Town, MA32,3933295298
Upton, MA3,31926362388
Hopedale, MA3,85867387455
Medfield, MA5,964137568705
Chepachet, RI1,51082651733
Harrisville, RI1,96584669754
North Seekonk, MA2,660174722897
Woonsocket, RI41,1365112,3422,852

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Woonsocket is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.81 daily crimes that occur in Woonsocket.
  • Woonsocket is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Woonsocket you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Woonsocket has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Woonsocket (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Woonsocket, RI per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Rhode Island and on a national level. In Woonsocket, RI the total number of daily crimes is 1.33 times more than the Rhode Island average and 1.01 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Woonsocket, RI is 2.14 times more than the Rhode Island average and 1.32 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Woonsocket, RI has a daily crime rate that is 1.23 times more than the Rhode Island average and 1.05 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Woonsocket (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Woonsocket, 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 Woonsocket, RI to other cities in the state and across the country, Woonsocket, RI is 20% safer than other cities of Rhode Island and 19% 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, Woonsocket, RI has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Woonsocket, RI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Woonsocket

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Woonsocket is 1 in 196
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Woonsocket is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Woonsocket is 1 in 36
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Woonsocket, RI? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Woonsocket, RI, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 196. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 43 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Woonsocket, RI is 1 in 36.

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

A good indicator of whether Woonsocket, RI is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Woonsocket, RI has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Woonsocket, RI has increased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Woonsocket, RI has increased by 2% year over year.

Woonsocket police department

ItemWoonsocketRhode IslandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1041,505556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
There are a total of 104 Woonsocket police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.8% less than the Rhode Island average and 22.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Rhode Island

StateTotal offendersRhode Island /100KNational /100K
Rhode Island000

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Urbandale, IA41,1571491,5551,704
Wilkes-Barre, PA41,2024982,7473,245
Linden, NJ41,0543232,3332,656
Findlay, OH41,2973432,9493,292
Leominster, MA40,9546502,2632,912
Woonsocket, RI41,1365112,3422,852
Source: The Woonsocket, 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.