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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 42%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)1,402 (estimate)2,7172,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a27.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.081.6
Assaultn/an/an/a232.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)176 (estimate)341379
Burglaryn/an/an/a372.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a223.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,226 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Boston crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Boston are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Boston you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Boston is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Boston has decreased by 6%

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The Boston crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Boston as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Boston crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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 569
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boston is 1 in 82
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Boston is 1 in 72

      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, GA3,8272371,6511,888
      Barwick, GA3764803,3463,826
      Pavo, GA5414853,3803,866
      Thomasville, GA18,7062813,9554,236
      Boston, GA1,3591761,2261,402

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cobden, IL1,3595487311,280
      Frankfort, MI1,359233698931
      Brush Fork, WV1,359147737884
      Tornillo, TX1,3592351,3421,578
      Stanberry, MO1,3592351,2521,487
      Boston, GA1,3591761,2261,402
      Source: The Boston, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.