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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 42%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKingston/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,336 (estimate)1,4762,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.06.5
Rapen/an/an/a38.538.4
Robberyn/an/an/a31.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a157.5279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)209 (estimate)231388
Burglaryn/an/an/a166.8314.2
Theftn/an/an/a935.91,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a142.7246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,127 (estimate)1,2461,958

Key findings

  • Kingston crime rates are 43% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kingston are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Kingston you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kingston is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kingston has decreased by 16%

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      Daily Crime In Kingston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kingston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kingston is 1 in 479
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kingston is 1 in 89
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kingston is 1 in 75

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

      Kingston police department

      ItemKingstonRhode IslandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,505558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Rhode Island

      StateTotal offendersRhode Island /100KNational /100K
      Rhode Islandn/an/an/a

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Narragansett Pier, RI3,70844237281
      Hope Valley, RI1,78878420498
      Hopkinton, RI45050461511
      Ashaway, RI1,11181438519
      Charlestown, RI1,101103474577
      Weekapaug, RI40293503597
      Quonochontaug, RI63993503597
      Kingston, RI6,8912091,1271,336

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ambridge, PA6,8911,3332,7254,057
      Belle Plaine, MN6,892110718828
      Sandston, VA6,8832391,6651,904
      Roslyn Heights, NY6,899118459577
      Scappoose, OR6,9011571,5261,683
      Kingston, RI6,8912091,1271,336
      Source: The Kingston, RI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.