Reported Annual Crime In Burlington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlington/100k peopleVermont/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,549n/a (estimate)3,6741,5252,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlington/100k peopleVermont/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.41.64.9
Rape15n/a35.621.738.6
Robbery18n/a42.716.1101.9
Assault65n/a154.278.6237.8
Violent crime99n/a (estimate)235118373
Burglary228n/a540.8314.4491.4
Theft1,222n/a2,898.51,063.81,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.028.4220.2
Property crime1,450n/a (estimate)3,4391,4072,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Burlington, VT is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 141% higher than the average of crimes committed in Vermont. It is also 28% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Burlington, VT shows a crime rate that is 99% higher than the Vermont average. The crime rate is also 37% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Burlington, VT is shown to be 145% higher than the Vermont average and 38% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Burlington is 28% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.07 daily crimes that occur in Burlington.
  • Burlington is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Burlington you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Burlington has increased by 91%.

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Daily Crime In Burlington (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Burlington, VT per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Vermont and on a national level. In Burlington, VT the total number of daily crimes is 2.41 times more than the Vermont average and 1.28 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Burlington, VT is 1.99 times more than the Vermont average and 1.59 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Burlington, VT has a daily crime rate that is 2.45 times more than the Vermont average and 1.38 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Burlington (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Vermont and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Burlington, VT? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Burlington, VT has been ranked safer than 9% of other cities in the state of Vermont. In addition, Burlington, VT is safer than 35% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Vermont and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Burlington, VT. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Burlington, VT 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 426
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Burlington is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Burlington is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Burlington, VT? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Burlington, VT you have a 1 in 426 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Burlington, VT.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Burlington, VT is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Burlington, VT has increased by 64%, the amount of property crime in Burlington, VT has increased by 93%, and the total amount of crime in Burlington, VT has increased by 91% year to year.

Burlington police department

ItemBurlingtonVermontNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)126632556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.23.3
There are a total of 126 Burlington police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.2% greater than the Vermont average and 9.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Vermont

StateTotal offendersVermont /100KNational /100K
Vermont1,177184222
There are a total of 1,177 sex offenders in Vermont. This yields a total of 184 sex offenders in Vermont per 100,000 residents which is 17% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jericho, VT1,31234403437
Richmond, VT70224749773
Peru, NY1,233166702868
Shelburne, VT74538875913
Keeseville, NY1,9862078731,080
Burlington, VT42,3422353,4393,674

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Cleveland, TN42,3318436,0696,912
North Lauderdale, FL42,3545582,4192,977
Salem, MA42,3212903,0243,314
Dublin, OH42,378561,1351,191
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,282951,2821,377
Burlington, VT42,3422353,4393,674
Source: The Burlington, VT 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.