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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 64%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsLower South Providence/100k peopleProvidence/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,3054,073 (estimate)3,5071,7562,489
Murder13n/a7.22.45.0
Rape106n/a59.046.342.6
Robbery241n/a134.139.581.6
Assault532n/a295.9132.9250.2
Violent crime892619 (estimate)496221379
Burglary715n/a397.7219.1340.5
Theft4,224n/a2,349.81,187.51,549.5
Vehicle theft474n/a263.7128.2219.9
Property crime5,4133,454 (estimate)3,0111,5352,110

Key findings

  • Lower South Providence crime rates are 64% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lower South Providence are 63% higher than the national average
  • In Lower South Providence you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lower South Providence is safer than 21% of the cities in Rhode Island
  • Year over year crime in Providence has decreased by 3%

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The Lower South Providence crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lower South Providence as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Lower South Providence crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Lower South Providence (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lower South Providence

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lower South Providence is 1 in 162
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lower South Providence is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lower South Providence is 1 in 25

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

      Providence police department

      ItemLower South ProvidenceProvidenceRhode Island
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5171,505
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.92.6

      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, RI1,86376524600
      Harrisville, RI1,62990627717
      North Seekonk, MA2,814156562719
      Norton Center, MA2,732165595761
      Ocean Grove, MA2,669172618790
      Somerset, MA18,279238721959
      East Providence, RI47,2601301,0461,177
      Providence, RI178,8514963,0113,507

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Santa Clarita, CA180,3031279441,071
      Newport News, VA181,6065962,5293,124
      Port St. Lucie, FL175,652147850997
      Brownsville, TX182,1104212,4692,890
      Chattanooga, TN175,4621,0705,5576,628
      Providence, RI178,8514963,0113,507
      Source: The Lower South Providence, Providence, RI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.