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5 Most Dangerous Areas in Boston

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Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States, as well as the country's 21st most populated city. The city proper encompasses 48.4 square miles and has a population of 692,600 people, making it New England's most populated metropolis. It is the county seat of Suffolk (although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999). The city serves as the economic and cultural hub of Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) with a population of 4.8 million people, making it the country's tenth-largest MSA.

Here are the five most dangerous areas in Boston according to the research from areavibes.

#1 Central, Boston, MA Crime

The rate of crime in the central district is 151 percent greater than the national average.

Central has 323 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Central.

Central is safer than only 2% of Massachusetts cities.

The crime rate in Boston has remained constant over the years.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/boston-ma/central/crime/

#2 Roxbury, Boston, MA Crime

The crime rate in Roxbury is 93% greater than the national average.

Roxbury's violent crime rate is 235 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 21 risk of becoming a victim of crime in Roxbury.

Roxbury is safer than 13 percent of Massachusetts cities.

The crime rate in Boston has remained constant over the years.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/boston-ma/roxbury/crime/

#3 South End, Boston, MA Crime

The crime rate in the South End is 55 percent greater than the national average.

South End has a 149 percent higher rate of violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 26 risk of becoming a victim of crime in South End.

South End is safer than 22 percent of Massachusetts cities.

The crime rate in Boston has remained constant over the years.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/boston-ma/south+end/crime/

#4 Mattapan, Boston, MA Crime

The crime rate of Mattapan is 37% higher than the national average.

Mattapan's violent crime rate is 139 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 30 risk of becoming a victim of crime in Mattapan.

Mattapan has a lower crime rate than 24% of Massachusetts cities.

The crime rate in Boston has remained constant over the years.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/boston-ma/mattapan/crime/

#5 South Dorchester, Boston, MA Crime

The crime rate in South Dorchester is 39% higher than the national average.

South Dorchester has a violent crime rate that is 123 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 29 risk of becoming a victim of crime in South Dorchester.

South Dorchester is safer than 29% of the Massachusetts cities.

The crime rate in Boston has remained constant over the years.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/boston-ma/south+dorchester/crime/

Let me know in the comments what you think about these areas and if you know any other unsafe areas in the city.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/boston-ma/most-dangerous-neighborhoods/

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