Total crime 38%
Violent crime 135%
Property crime 19%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsMattapan/100k peopleBoston/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,3663,238 (estimate)2,3661,3622,346
Violent crime607913 (estimate)607309388
Vehicle theftn/an/a183.699.2246.0
Property crime1,7592,325 (estimate)1,7591,0531,958

Key findings

  • Mattapan crime rates are 38% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mattapan are 135% higher than the national average
  • In Mattapan you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mattapan is safer than 27% of the cities in Massachusetts
  • Year over year crime in Boston has increased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Mattapan (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mattapan

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mattapan is 1 in 110
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mattapan is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mattapan is 1 in 31

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

      Boston police department

      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
      There are a total of 4,551 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 72 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sharon, MA5,84142179221
      Medfield, MA6,57546215261
      Hanson, MA1,75788246334
      Arlington, MA44,40859298358
      Lexington, MA32,93636344380
      Milton, MA27,35129380409
      Wellesley, MA28,90935383418
      Boston, MA658,2796241,8662,491
      Boston, MA658,2796071,7592,366

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Washington, DC659,0099583,4314,389
      Memphis, TN655,8572,3525,5617,913
      Denver, CO663,3038584,6495,507
      Seattle, WA668,8496264,8735,499
      Nashville, TN643,7711,1564,0735,229
      Boston, MA658,2796241,8662,491
      Boston, MA658,2796071,7592,366
      Source: The Mattapan, Boston, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.