Reported Annual Crime In Roxbury

StatisticReportedincidentsRoxbury/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime22,0184,307 (estimate)3,3652,2492,962
StatisticReportedincidentsRoxbury/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder53n/a825
Rape280n/a433237
Robbery1,680n/a25790102
Assault2,736n/a418268233
Violent crime4,749929 (estimate)726391366
Burglary2,680n/a410370543
Theft13,077n/a1,9981,3651,837
Vehicle theft1,512n/a231123216
Property crime17,2693,378 (estimate)2,6391,8572,596

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Roxbury is 45% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.8 daily crimes that occur in Roxbury.
  • Roxbury is safer than 40% of the cities in the Massachusetts.
  • In Roxbury you have a 1 in 24 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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Daily Crime In Roxbury (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Roxbury

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Roxbury is 1 in 108
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Roxbury is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Roxbury is 1 in 24

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

Boston police department

ItemRoxburyBostonMassachusetts
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sharon, MA6,0100446446
Dover, MA2,24934460495
Medfield, MA5,96432491524
Cochituate, MA6,63792506598
Wellesley, MA28,85848605653
Boston, MA639,5947262,6393,365

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Seattle, WA637,8506036,1276,730
Denver, CO633,7775993,3593,958
Washington, DC633,7361,1855,0136,198
Nashville, TN624,2611,1223,6314,753
Memphis, TN656,7151,7415,9887,729
Boston, MA639,5947262,6393,365
Source: The Roxbury, Boston, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2014. 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.