Crime in Boston, MA, United States

Crime rates in Boston, MA, United States

Level of crime
37.04 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
45.83 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
28.57 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
28.01 Low
Worries car stolen
24.11 Low
Worries things from car stolen
38.86 Low
Worries attacked
28.05 Low
Worries being insulted
36.75 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
19.05 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
49.40 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
40.48 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
33.73 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
34.38 Low

Safety in Boston, MA, United States

Safety walking alone during daylight
87.20 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
59.23 Moderate

Contributors: 84

Last update: December 2017

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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3 Comments so far

#Kk on Oct 28, 2017 :
To those saying it's fake grow up. It's safe because you live in a peaceful neighborhood. Conduct your own study if you disagree.
#Peter on May 17, 2015 :
I don't want to believe this...Boston seems to me one of the safest city....but crime index is quite high
#Anonymous on Dec 14, 2013 :
This is ridiculous, this is probably the safest city on earth. Just watch out if you are stupid enough to leave a purse unattended. This comment is form a lifelong Bostonian. Our densest residential zip code has less crime per capita than any U.S. zip code!