Reported Annual Crime In Cranston

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCranston/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,359n/a (estimate)1,6711,9842,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCranston/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.51.95.3
Rape26n/a32.042.041.7
Robbery22n/a27.044.798.0
Assault61n/a75.0143.5248.9
Violent crime111n/a (estimate)136232394
Burglary214n/a263.1303.6430.4
Theft943n/a1,159.41,308.11,694.4
Vehicle theft91n/a111.9140.0237.4
Property crime1,248n/a (estimate)1,5341,7522,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Cranston, 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 16% lower than the average of crimes committed in Rhode Island. It is also 39% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Cranston, RI shows a crime rate that is 41% lower than the Rhode Island average. The crime rate is also 65% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Cranston, RI is shown to be 12% lower than the Rhode Island average and 35% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cranston is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.58 daily crimes that occur in Cranston.
  • Cranston is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cranston you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cranston has decreased by 12%.

Compare Cranston, RI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Cranston (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Cranston, RI per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Rhode Island as well as national figures. In Cranston, RI the total number of daily crimes is 1.19 times less than the Rhode Island average and 1.65 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Cranston, RI are 1.70 times less than the Rhode Island average and 2.89 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Cranston, RI has a daily crime rate that is 1.14 times less than the Rhode Island average and 1.54 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Cranston (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Cranston, RI compared to other areas of Rhode Island, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Cranston, RI safer than 50% when compared to other Rhode Island cities, and 65% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Rhode Island, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Cranston, RI. At this time, Cranston, RI sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cranston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cranston is 1 in 733
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cranston is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cranston is 1 in 60
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Cranston, RI? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Cranston, RI, then there is a 1 in 733 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 66. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 60 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cranston, RI.

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

Determining whether Cranston, RI is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Cranston, RI has decreased by 3% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 13% year over year. Total crimes for Cranston, RI has decreased by 12% in the same time frame.

Cranston police department

ItemCranstonRhode IslandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1631,505558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 163 Cranston police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.2% less than the Rhode Island average and 37.6% 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
Chepachet, RI1,86379599678
Harrisville, RI1,62995715810
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Norton Center, MA2,732181725906
Ocean Grove, MA2,669188753941
Tiverton, RI7,4861331,1991,332
East Providence, RI47,2601451,2171,362
Cranston, RI80,8821361,5341,671

Cities with similar population

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Palm Coast, FL80,9485043,1063,610
Lakewood, CA81,0543912,9783,370
Largo, FL80,6784363,4113,847
Lake Forest, CA80,6581588991,057
Avondale, AZ80,6313063,9834,288
Cranston, RI80,8821361,5341,671
Source: The Cranston, RI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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