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Crime rate in Cranston, Rhode Island (RI): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Cranston, RI compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Cranston, RI

The 2018 crime rate in Cranston, RI is 118 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 44.9% U.S. cities. The 2018 Cranston crime rate fell by 7% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Cranston has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Cranston, RI is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Cranston:

118.1
Providence:

304.8
Johnston:

105.1
Warwick:

117.9
East Providence:

96.5
West Warwick:

152.4
North Providence:

94.0
Barrington:

64.7
Pawtucket:

268.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Cranston by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.3)
2
(2.5)
1
(1.2)
1
(1.2)
2
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.2)
2
(2.5)
1
(1.2)
2
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(14.7)
16
(19.8)
8
(9.9)
16
(20.0)
20
(24.9)
17
(21.2)
18
(22.4)
16
(19.9)
29
(35.9)
19
(23.5)
24
(29.5)
31
(38.2)
26
(32.0)
26
(32.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
48
(58.8)
45
(55.6)
42
(52.0)
55
(68.8)
37
(46.1)
24
(30.0)
30
(37.4)
34
(42.3)
42
(52.0)
22
(27.2)
24
(29.5)
22
(27.1)
22
(27.0)
24
(29.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
77
(94.3)
66
(81.5)
61
(75.6)
64
(80.0)
61
(76.0)
73
(91.1)
55
(68.5)
78
(97.1)
80
(99.1)
64
(79.1)
64
(78.8)
70
(86.2)
61
(75.0)
68
(83.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
322
(394.4)
299
(369.3)
341
(422.4)
331
(413.8)
415
(517.3)
382
(476.8)
461
(574.2)
392
(488.1)
309
(382.8)
266
(328.8)
238
(293.0)
231
(284.6)
214
(263.1)
158
(194.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,480
(1,813)
1,309
(1,617)
1,481
(1,835)
1,605
(2,007)
1,466
(1,827)
1,339
(1,671)
1,423
(1,772)
1,362
(1,696)
1,306
(1,618)
1,227
(1,517)
1,080
(1,329)
1,142
(1,407)
943
(1,159)
887
(1,094)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
271
(331.9)
268
(331.0)
219
(271.3)
248
(310.1)
196
(244.3)
180
(224.6)
159
(198.0)
154
(191.7)
140
(173.4)
102
(126.1)
116
(142.8)
136
(167.6)
91
(111.9)
95
(117.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
23
(28.2)
25
(30.9)
13
(16.1)
8
(10.0)
15
(18.7)
12
(15.0)
14
(17.4)
17
(21.2)
9
(11.1)
4
(4.9)
5
(6.2)
8
(9.9)
10
(12.3)
2
(2.5)
City-Data.com crime index174.9168.3163.3189.2182.8164.9172.3170.4169.6139.0138.3148.0127.3118.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 113 registered sex offenders living in Cranston, Rhode Island as of November 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cranston is 717 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Cranston, RI?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Cranston:

88.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Cranston:

87.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Cranston:

97.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Cranston:

88.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Cranston:

79.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Cranston:

111.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Cranston:

94.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Cranston:

77.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Cranston:

84.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Cranston:

91.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Cranston:

96.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Cranston:

73.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Cranston:

90.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Cranston:

91.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Cranston:

93.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Cranston:

105.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Cranston:

95.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Cranston:

111.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Cranston:

127.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Cranston:

152.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Cranston:

146.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Cranston:

160.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Cranston:

183.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Cranston:

211.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Cranston:

233.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Cranston:

212.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Cranston:

231.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Cranston:

229.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Cranston:

216.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Cranston:

204.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Cranston:

219.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Cranston:

199.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Cranston:

226.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Cranston:

242.3
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 180 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Rhode Island average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 180 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Rhode Island average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 176 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Rhode Island average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 176 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Rhode Island average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 173 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Rhode Island average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 170 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Rhode Island average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 163 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Rhode Island average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 167 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Rhode Island average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 166 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Rhode Island average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 171 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Rhode Island average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 177 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Rhode Island average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 180 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Rhode Island average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 187 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Rhode Island average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 178 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Rhode Island average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 185 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Rhode Island average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 188 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Rhode Island average:

2.34

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Cranston, RI
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 02831, 02905, 02907, 02909, 02910, 02920, 02921.