Reported Annual Crime In Boston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,793 (estimate)2,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a33.638.6
Robberyn/an/an/a101.6101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a174.8237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)413 (estimate)315373
Burglaryn/an/an/a309.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a94.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,379 (estimate)1,8132,487

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  • The overall crime rate in Boston is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.65 daily crimes that occur in Boston.
  • Boston is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Boston you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Boston has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Boston (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Boston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Boston is 1 in 242
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boston is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Boston is 1 in 36

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

Boston police department

ItemBostonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Pennsylvania17,973146222
There are a total of 17,973 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 146 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Penn, PA596000
South Park Township, PA13,49215259274
Turtle Creek, PA5,335170189359
Whitehall, PA13,93165303367
Heidelberg, PA1,321162243404
Boston, PA3664132,3792,793

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hewlett Neck, NY366154648802
Hunters Hollow, KY3662412,4002,641
Corder, MO366000
Lake Hart, FL3661871,1361,323
Blackwell, TX3665543,8084,362
Boston, PA3664132,3792,793
Source: The Boston, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.