Boston, Massachusetts 

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Crime in Boston, Massachusetts

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Boston violent crime is 37.3. (The US average is 22.7)
Boston property crime is 35.8. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft



Boston, MA Crime History

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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
20001282.66.856.9429.3789.55000.6709.63017.81273.3
20011243.51161426.2745.35072.1713.22974.61384.3
20021166.210.161.9424.7669.64820.2642.12988.41189.7
20031216.26.644.4467.8697.44726.4736.52894.11095.8
20041192.410.546.4418.67174760.7783.53021.3955.9
20051317.712.947.2466.7790.94440.7798.32811.4831.1
20061339.513.348.9479.7797.54462732.83004.5724.8
20071155.21144.4378.87214152.9643.72931.6577.5
20081104.410.339.2396.7658.33710.6577.92734.8397.9
2009992843.1364.8576.13324473.42484.2366.4
2010903.511.339.7299553.43202.8556.92329.6316.3
2011845.210.143.6306.4485.13129.4560.42263.4305.6
2012835939.5302.9483.62909.5527.22124.8257.5
20136.143.3290.2442.82773.1480.92042.1250.1
2014725.78.142.8256.7418.12638.9409.51998.3231
2015706.85.736.1233.1431.92316.1354.31769.5192.3
2016707.47.341.3227431.82150.1272.61696181.5
2017669.28.342.5205.6412.82089308.81603.7176.5
2018622.58.140168.7405.72016.3266.71583.5166.1
2019607.2633148.7419.5243.71515.1



Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Winthrop, MA197.9690.118,53042019
Chelsea, MA666.71,466.839,88342019
Everett, MA519.11,320.142,96652019
Quincy, MA398.51,217.793,67152019
Somerville, MA203.31,255.178,43862019



Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
New York, NY570.71,459.68,566,9171902019
Philadelphia, PA908.73,096.91,518,3022682018
Baltimore, MD1,858.74,311.2644,5543602019
Washington, DC977.14,245.8693,9723942019
Detroit, MI1,965.34,302.9899,4476162019


Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.





Reviews for Boston    121 Reviews

Many pros, but all are outweighed by the cons - 1/31/2022
I've lived in/near Boston my whole life almost. It has many pros such as a big city feel, extremely safe, reliable train transportation, great food. However any pro... Read More

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Do you want to feel poor?! Come on down! - 10/4/2021
I moved to MA from the country of Georgia in eastern Europe. Then traveled quite a bit in the U.S. Boston definitely has its own flavor. Suburbs offer okay schools,... Read More

Best City in the US - 7/5/2021
I've lived in Boston for over 25 years and LOVE... Read More


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