Charlestown, RI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Charlestown is safer than 73% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Rhode Island, only on the order of 36% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Charlestown. If you live in Charlestown, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 137. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 40.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Charlestown has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Charlestown is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Charlestown does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Charlestown.

For Charlestown, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Charlestown than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1304, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Charlestown is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Charlestown than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 153.

Charlestown Crime Data

 

Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Charlestown Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

51

57

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.77

6.52

7.28

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.77
2.21
National Median: 4
    Charlestown
    Rhode Island

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,304

in Charlestown

1 in 452

in Rhode Island

Charlestown VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,826
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.13 0.51

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
6.52
15.35
National Median: 21
    Charlestown
    Rhode Island

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 153

in Charlestown

1 in 65

in Rhode Island

Charlestown Property CRIMES

Population: 7,826
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 35 2
Rate per 1,000 1.79 4.47 0.26

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Charlestown Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
2
38
National Median: 28.3
    Charlestown
    Rhode Island

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Zip Codes in Charlestown, RI