Reported Annual Crime In Burlington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlington/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime247n/a (estimate)2,5281,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlington/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery23n/a235.4108.6101.9
Assault28n/a286.6127.4237.8
Violent crime51n/a (estimate)522255373
Burglary43n/a440.1312.1491.4
Theft137n/a1,402.11,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft16n/a163.8131.5220.2
Property crime196n/a (estimate)2,0061,6272,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Burlington, NJ. The total number of reported crimes in Burlington, NJ is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Burlington, NJ crime rate is 34% higher than the New Jersey average and is 12% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Burlington, NJ has a violent crime rate that is 104% higher than the New Jersey average and 40% higher than the national average. For property crime, Burlington, NJ is 23% higher than the New Jersey average and 19% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Burlington is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.93 daily crimes that occur in Burlington.
  • Burlington is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Burlington you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Burlington has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Burlington (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Burlington, NJ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Jersey and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Burlington, NJ are 1.34 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.13 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Burlington, NJ are 2.04 times more than than New Jersey and 1.40 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Burlington, NJ are 1.23 times more than than New Jersey and 1.24 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Burlington (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Burlington, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Burlington, NJ has been ranked safer than 10% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Burlington, NJ is safer than 23% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Jersey and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Burlington, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Burlington, NJ is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Burlington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Burlington is 1 in 192
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Burlington is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Burlington is 1 in 40
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Burlington, NJ? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Burlington, NJ your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 192. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 50 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Burlington, NJ is 1 in 40.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Burlington, NJ is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Burlington, NJ has increased by 19% and the rate of property crime in Burlington, NJ has increased by 11%. The total crime rate in Burlington, NJ has increased by 13% year to year.

Burlington police department

ItemBurlingtonNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3614,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.65.73.3
There are a total of 36 Burlington police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.2% less than the New Jersey average and 10.3% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tavistock, NJ9000
Langhorne, PA1,50344254299
Woodside, PA2,71449284334
Allentown, NJ1,8280388388
Newtown Grant, PA3,76460345405
Burlington, NJ9,8655222,0062,528

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West Point, UT9,8632152,7192,934
East Rockaway, NY9,861177748926
Tuba City, AZ9,8605253,8864,411
Lock Haven, PA9,8601921,7701,962
Flat Rock, MI9,8592231,3501,574
Burlington, NJ9,8655222,0062,528
Source: The Burlington, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.