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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety

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Dorchester has a negative reputation in the city for its high crime, even though people claim that the area is getting better. The stats certainly don’t back this up: in both 2009 and 2010, about half of the city’s murders (48% and 44% respectively) were in Dorchester, even though the neighborhood is only home to around 15% of Boston’s population. And when you look at where the other murders took place, most of them are in the neighboring areas of Roxbury and Mattapan. So, yes, there is validity to Dorchester’s crime-ridden reputation--it’s one of the most dangerous communities in Boston.

 
 
Demographics

Demographics

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Dorchester is largely a working class neighborhood. It’s very diverse, and with its large Irish American population, it embodies the Irish culture that Boston is known for across the world. There are also sizable populations of African Americans, Hispanics, and Asians. A new trend appearing in Dorchester is the arrival of groups like gays/lesbians, the young professional, recent college grads, and artists. These new populations have definitely added a new look to the area.

 
 

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Picture Bedrooms Rent Address Updated
5 Bed $2,000 18 Mallon Road, Boston, MA July 27th
thumbnail 3 Bed $1,650 195 Hancock Street, Boston, MA July 27th
thumbnail 0 Bed $1,225 738 Adams Street, Boston, MA July 27th
thumbnail 2 Bed $1,500 22 Branchfield Street, Boston, MA July 27th
thumbnail 3 Bed $2,675 25 Linden Street, Boston, MA July 27th
thumbnail 2 Bed $3,200 18 Greenwich Street, Boston, MA July 27th
thumbnail 0 - 2 Bed $1,690 - $2,050 1220 Adams Street, Boston, MA July 27th
thumbnail 2 Bed $1,450 36 Nahant Avenue, Boston, MA July 26th
thumbnail 3 Bed $1,625 58 Burt Street, Boston, MA July 26th
thumbnail 4 Bed $1,950 9-11 Melbourne Street, Boston, MA July 26th
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Name Bedrooms Price Range
One - Two $1,150 - $1,250
Studio - Two $1,225 - $1,515
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