Reported Annual Crime In Back Bay-Beacon Hill

StatisticReportedincidentsBack Bay-Beacon Hill/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18,8364,115 (estimate)2,7581,7952,745
StatisticReportedincidentsBack Bay-Beacon Hill/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder57n/a8.32.55.3
Rape290n/a42.532.041.7
Robbery1,404n/a205.671.098.0
Assault2,819n/a412.8252.5248.9
Violent crime4,570617 (estimate)669358383
Burglary2,109n/a308.8249.1430.4
Theft10,952n/a1,603.71,078.01,694.4
Vehicle theft1,205n/a176.5109.9237.4
Property crime14,2663,498 (estimate)2,0891,4372,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Back Bay-Beacon Hill is 50% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.27 daily crimes that occur in Back Bay-Beacon Hill.
  • Back Bay-Beacon Hill is safer than 42% of the cities in the Massachusetts.
  • In Back Bay-Beacon Hill you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Boston has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Back Bay-Beacon Hill (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Back Bay-Beacon Hill

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Back Bay-Beacon Hill is 1 in 163
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Back Bay-Beacon Hill is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Back Bay-Beacon Hill is 1 in 25

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

Boston police department

ItemBack Bay-Beacon HillBostonMassachusetts
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,70011,659
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.32.2

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dover, MA2,45317297314
Wellesley, MA28,90941445486
Winchester, MA22,49139516555
Cochituate, MA6,940116467584
Medfield, MA6,575122489611
Reading, MA25,49031603634
Arlington, MA44,40884565649
Boston, MA658,2796692,0892,758

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Washington, DC659,0099494,1565,105
Memphis, TN655,8572,0036,2988,301
Denver, CO663,3036763,6674,343
Seattle, WA668,8496335,2595,891
Nashville, TN643,7711,1383,8184,956
Boston, MA658,2796692,0892,758
Source: The Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 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.