Reported Annual Crime In Boston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,705 (estimate)2,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a34.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a96.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a180.1248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)415 (estimate)316386
Burglaryn/an/an/a277.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a102.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,290 (estimate)1,7432,451

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  • The overall crime rate in Boston is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.41 daily crimes that occur in Boston.
  • Boston is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Boston you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Boston has decreased by 3%.

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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 241
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boston is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Boston is 1 in 37

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

Boston police department

ItemBostonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Pennsylvania17,973146222
There are a total of 17,973 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 146 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Liberty, PA2,55480159239
Blawnox, PA1,67021271283
North Braddock, PA4,810147147293
Turtle Creek, PA5,292133190323
Whitehall, PA13,87351449500
McMurray, PA4,90982453535
Manor, PA3,28791514604
Boston, PA2864152,2902,705

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ronks, PA2864102,2612,671
Nulato, AK2861,2995,4186,718
Tynan, TX2866324,0194,650
Slaughters, KY2863172,9883,304
Rochester, VT2861942,0812,275
Boston, PA2864152,2902,705
Source: The Boston, PA 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.