Roxbury, Boston, MA Crime Rates & Statistics

Roxbury, Boston crime information

StatisticRoxbury /100KBoston /100KMassachusetts /100K
Violent crime1,090 (estimate)845406
Property crime4,035 (estimate)3,1292,153
Total crime index5,125 (estimate)3,9752,559
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  • The estimated Roxbury crime index is 28% higher than the Boston average and and the Boston crime index is 55% higher than the Massachusetts average.
  • The estimated Roxbury violent crime rate is 28% higher than the Boston average and and the Boston violent crime rate is 108% higher than the Massachusetts average.
  • The estimated Roxbury property crime rate is 28% higher than the Boston average and and the Boston property crime rate is 45% higher than the Massachusetts average.

Roxbury, Boston police department

ItemRoxburyBostonMassachusetts
Total police officersn/a2,86212,648
Police officers /1000 residents4.74.72.3
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There are a total of 0 Roxbury, Boston police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the Boston average and 106.9% greater than the Massachusetts average.

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  • Roxbury is safer than 18.8% of the neighborhoods in Boston.
  • The crime rate in Roxbury, Boston is less than 4% of the cities in Massachusetts.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a crime in Roxbury is 1 in 20.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Roxbury is 1 in 92.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Roxbury is 1 in 25.

Boston crime comparison

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Boston violent crime breakdown

CrimeBostonBoston /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Murder631025
Rape271442527
Robbery1,90430699113
Assault3,014485280242

Boston property crime breakdown

CrimeBostonBoston /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Burglary3,482560520670
Theft14,0642,2631,4941,959
Vehichle theft1,899306139230

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts2,95347192

There are a total of 2,953 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 76% less than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Boston, MA

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Roxbury, Boston0Roslindale, Boston2.7
Jamaica Plain, Boston1.1South Boston, Boston2.9
North Dorchester, Boston1.9Mit, Cambridge3.1
South End, Boston1.9Cambridgeport, Cambridge3.4
Fenway-Kenmore, Boston2Central, Boston3.4
South Dorchester, Boston2.2Area Iv, Cambridge3.5
Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston2.6East Cambridge, Cambridge4
Mattapan, Boston2.7Allston-Brighton, Boston4.1
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Cities near Boston, MA

CityMilesCityMiles
Boston, MA0.6Chelsea, MA6.4
Brookline, MA2.6Newton, MA6.4
Milton, MA4.2Everett, MA6.9
Cambridge, MA4.3Belmont, MA7
Somerville, MA5.4Winthrop, MA7
Quincy, MA5.6Medford, MA7.4
Dedham, MA6.2Needham, MA7.6
Watertown, MA6.2Malden, MA8.1
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