Reported Annual Crime In East Boston

StatisticReportedincidentsEast Boston/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime19,2563,478 (estimate)2,8571,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidentsEast Boston/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder49n/a7.32.05.3
Rape278n/a41.331.240.4
Robbery1,530n/a227.078.8102.8
Assault2,910n/a431.8265.0248.5
Violent crime4,767861 (estimate)707377386
Burglary1,837n/a272.6281.8468.9
Theft11,429n/a1,696.01,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft1,223n/a181.5118.3236.9
Property crime14,4892,617 (estimate)2,1501,5612,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lexington, MA32,93668392461
Wellesley, MA28,90945547592
Needham, MA30,16720576595
Arlington, MA44,408120507627
Dover, MA2,45333599632
North Scituate, MA5,187137566703
Medfield, MA6,575137568705
Boston, MA658,2797072,1502,857

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in East Boston is 23% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.53 daily crimes that occur in East Boston.
  • East Boston is safer than 40% of the cities in the Massachusetts.
  • In East Boston you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Boston has decreased by 5%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Boston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Boston is 1 in 117
The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Boston is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in East Boston is 1 in 29

Year Over Year Crime In Boston (per 100,000 people)

Boston police department

ItemEast BostonBostonMassachusetts
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,70011,659
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.32.2

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Washington, DC659,0091,1324,6485,780
Memphis, TN655,8571,8205,6357,455
Denver, CO663,3036573,5904,247
Seattle, WA668,8496135,4886,101
Nashville, TN643,7711,1023,6974,799
Boston, MA658,2797072,1502,857
Source: The East Boston, Boston, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.