Cranston, RI Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,237
Total Crimes
1,518.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-38.70%
Below National Average
29 out of 38
In Rhode Island
4,923 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Cranston, RI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Cranston is 1,518.3 per 100,000 people. That's -38.70% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -13.53% lower than the Rhode Island total crime rate of 1,755.9 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Cranston SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

How Does Cranston Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Cranston
/ 100k People
Rhode Island
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,237 1,518.3 1,755.9 2,476.7
Murder 1 1.2 2.4 5.0
Robbery 20 24.5 39.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 80 98.2 132.9 250.2
Violent Crime 127 155.9 221.1 366.7
Burglary 113 138.7 219.1 340.5
Larceny 912 1,119.4 1,187.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 85 104.3 128.2 219.9
Property Crime 1,110 1,362.4 1,534.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Cranston

127.0
Violent Crimes
155.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-57.49%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 641.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Cranston each year. That compares to a 1 in 452.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Cranston is 155.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -57.49% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -29.49% lower than the Rhode Island violent crime rate of 221.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Cranston

1,110.0
Property Crimes
1,362.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-35.43%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 73.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Cranston each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Cranston is 1,362.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -35.43% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -11.23% lower than the Rhode Island property crime rate of 1,534.8 per 100,000 people.

Cranston Crime Compared To Rhode Island Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Rhode Island.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Cranston

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Providence, RI 179,762 6,305 3,507.4 3,011.2 496.2
Warwick, RI 80,749 1,315 1,628.5 1,534.4 94.1
Pawtucket, RI 72,030 1,933 2,683.6 2,276.8 406.8
East Providence, RI 47,590 560 1,176.7 1,046.4 130.3
Woonsocket, RI 41,709 1,102 2,642.1 2,073.9 568.2
Central Falls, RI 19,423 371 1,910.1 1,487.9 422.2
Somerset, MA 18,036 173 959.2 720.8 238.4
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