Roxbury, Boston, MA Crime Rates & Statistics

Roxbury, Boston crime information

StatisticRoxbury /100KBoston /100KMassachusetts /100K
Violent crime1,025 (estimate)835406
Property crime3,572 (estimate)2,9102,153
Total crime index4,597 (estimate)3,7452,559
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  • The estimated Roxbury crime index is 22% higher than the Boston average and and the Boston crime index is 46% higher than the Massachusetts average.
  • The estimated Roxbury violent crime rate is 22% higher than the Boston average and and the Boston violent crime rate is 105% higher than the Massachusetts average.
  • The estimated Roxbury property crime rate is 22% higher than the Boston average and and the Boston property crime rate is 35% higher than the Massachusetts average.

Roxbury, Boston police department

ItemRoxburyBostonMassachusetts
Total police officersn/a2,70011,659
Police officers /1000 residentsn/a4.32.2
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  • Roxbury is safer than 6.3% 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 22.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Roxbury is 1 in 98.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Roxbury is 1 in 28.

Boston crime comparison

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Boston violent crime breakdown

CrimeBostonBoston /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Murder57925
Rape249392527
Robbery1,91030399113
Assault3,050484280242

Boston property crime breakdown

CrimeBostonBoston /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Burglary3,325527520670
Theft13,4002,1251,4941,959
Vehichle theft1,624258139230

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.

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West Cambridge, Cambridge864.9
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East Cambridge, Cambridge803.8
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Area Iv, Cambridge793.7
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