Reported Annual Crime In Boston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,194 (estimate)2,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a32.540.4
Robberyn/an/an/a57.1102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a122.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)335 (estimate)218386
Burglaryn/an/an/a238.0468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a116.4236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,859 (estimate)1,8592,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Exmore, VA1,5953471,3171,663
Parksley, VA9414761,3101,786
Bobtown, VA3942021,7221,924
Onley, VA50202,3262,326
Onancock, VA1,2263971,9842,381
Pungoteague, VA2442732,3262,599
Lee Mont, VA2362792,3762,654
Boston, VA6253352,8593,194

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Boston is 13% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.75 daily crimes that occur in Boston.
  • Boston is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Boston you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Boston has increased by 1%.

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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 299
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boston is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Boston is 1 in 32

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

Boston police department

ItemBostonVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.23.3

Sex offenders in Virginia

StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
Virginia18,938258222
There are a total of 18,938 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 258 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 16% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marathon, TX6255123,2553,767
Big Run, PA6254632,5543,016
Wickliffe, KY6253182,9983,316
Avoca, WI625160320480
Racine, OH6254043,4733,877
Boston, VA6253352,8593,194
Source: The Boston, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.