Roxbury, Boston, MA Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Roxbury

StatisticReportedincidentsRoxbury/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime22,8904,365 (estimate)3,5552,4653,099
StatisticReportedincidentsRoxbury/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder39n/a625
Rape279n/a434125
Robbery1,868n/a290100109
Assault2,851n/a443271229
Violent crime5,037960 (estimate)782413368
Burglary3,096n/a481459610
Theft13,147n/a2,0421,4561,899
Vehicle theft1,610n/a250136221
Property crime17,8533,404 (estimate)2,7732,0512,731
The overall crime rate in Roxbury is 40% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 11.96 daily crimes that occur in Roxbury.
Roxbury is safer than 40% of the cities in the Massachusetts.
In Roxbury you have a 1 in 23 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 Roxbury

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Roxbury is 1 in 105
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 23

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

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sharon, MA5,8566424429
Medfield, MA6,46897471569
Dover, MA2,26535623658
Cochituate, MA6,56691593684
Needham, MA29,00599645744
Boston, MA619,6627822,7733,555

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Baltimore, MD620,6441,4014,9456,346
Seattle, WA612,9165855,5826,167
Nashville, TN605,8591,0403,8484,888
Washington, DC605,7591,2194,5745,793
Denver, CO604,3566303,6544,283
Boston, MA619,6627822,7733,555

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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.