Cranston, RI Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
969
Total Crimes
1,191.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-49.20%
Below National Average
27 out of 38
In Rhode Island
3,786 out of 8,904
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 1,191.7 per 100,000 people. That's -49.20% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -19.28% lower than the Rhode Island total crime rate of 1,476.3 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

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
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 969 1,191.7 1,476.3 2,346.0
Murder 2 2.5 3.0 6.5
Robbery 13 16.0 31.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 69 84.9 157.5 279.7
Violent Crime 111 136.5 230.8 387.8
Burglary 86 105.8 166.8 314.2
Larceny 685 842.4 935.9 1,398.0
Car Theft 87 107.0 142.7 246.0
Property Crime 858 1,055.2 1,245.5 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Cranston

111
Violent Crimes
136.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-64.80%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 732.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Cranston each year. That compares to a 1 in 433.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Cranston is 136.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -64.80% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -40.86% lower than the Rhode Island violent crime rate of 230.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Cranston

858
Property Crimes
1,055.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-46.11%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 94.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Cranston each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Cranston is 1,055.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -46.11% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -15.28% lower than the Rhode Island property crime rate of 1,245.5 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 179,603 5,210 2,900.8 2,414.8 486.1
Warwick, RI 80,605 1,059 1,313.8 1,231.9 81.9
Pawtucket, RI 72,017 1,784 2,477.2 2,077.3 399.9
East Providence, RI 47,542 461 969.7 734.1 235.6
Woonsocket, RI 41,693 965 2,314.5 1,813.3 501.3
Central Falls, RI 19,530 334 1,710.2 1,254.5 455.7
Somerset, MA 18,024 168 932.1 760.1 172.0
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