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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 36%
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 peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,527 (estimate)2,5622,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a251.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)526 (estimate)382381
Burglaryn/an/an/a377.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a229.1228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,001 (estimate)2,1792,200

Key findings

  • Boston crime rates are 37% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Boston are 38% higher than the national average
  • In Boston you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Boston is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Boston has decreased by 9%

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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 191
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boston is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Boston is 1 in 29

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

      Boston police department

      ItemBostonIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Paris, OH1,7381351,0471,181
      Liberty, IN1,8971771,0121,190
      Centerville, IN2,5971841,0491,233
      Lake Lakengren, OH3,4651501,1671,317
      Camden, OH2,0131521,1791,331
      Eaton, OH8,2743012,3412,642
      Spring Grove, IN3934592,6163,074
      Boston, IN1395263,0013,527

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Carrollton, KY1392192,0312,250
      Kemp, OK1396253,8594,484
      Lanesboro, IA1393892,6303,019
      Garfield, GA1394593,6154,074
      McDonald, KS1396353,8074,442
      Boston, IN1395263,0013,527
      Source: The Boston, IN 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.