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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 40%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,497 (estimate)2,9002,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)169 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,328 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Boston crime rates are 42% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Boston are 56% lower than the national average
  • In Boston you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Boston is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Boston has decreased by 10%

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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 593
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boston is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Boston is 1 in 67

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

      Boston police department

      ItemBostonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.03.3
      There are a total of 4 Boston police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.9% less than the Georgia average and 7.4% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Quitman, GA3,8272271,7892,016
      Barwick, GA3764603,6244,085
      Pavo, GA5414653,6624,127
      Thomasville, GA18,7061784,6474,825
      Boston, GA1,3591691,3281,497

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tornillo, TX1,3592311,3291,560
      Stanberry, MO1,3592381,2561,494
      Bull Run Mountain Estates, VA1,35955459514
      Cobden, IL1,3595487311,280
      Frankfort, MI1,35901,0161,016
      Boston, GA1,3591691,3281,497
      Source: The Boston, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.