Reported Annual Crime In Burlington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlington/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,053n/a (estimate)12,2303,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlington/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a11.62.94.9
Rape1n/a11.637.738.6
Robbery13n/a151.076.0101.9
Assault4n/a46.5167.8237.8
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)221284373
Burglary106n/a1,231.1711.2491.4
Theft884n/a10,267.12,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft44n/a511.0374.7220.2
Property crime1,034n/a (estimate)12,0093,4642,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Burlington, WA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Burlington, WA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Burlington, WA averages 226% higher than the rest of Washington while the rate of crime on a national scale is 328% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Burlington, WA is 22% lower than the average rate of crime in Washington and 41% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 247% higher than the remainder of the state of Washington and 383% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Burlington, WA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Burlington is 328% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 33.51 daily crimes that occur in Burlington.
  • Burlington is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Burlington you have a 1 in 9 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Burlington has increased by 43%.

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Daily Crime In Burlington (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Burlington, WA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national level. In Burlington, WA the total number of daily crimes is 3.26 times more than the Washington average and 4.28 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Burlington, WA is 1.29 times less than the Washington average and 1.69 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Burlington, WA has a daily crime rate that is 3.47 times more than the Washington average and 4.83 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Burlington (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Burlington, WA compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Burlington, WA safer than 9% when compared to other Washington cities, and 12% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Washington, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Burlington, WA. At this time, Burlington, WA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to 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 454
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Burlington is 1 in 9
The chance of being a victim of crime in Burlington is 1 in 9
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Burlington, WA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Burlington, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 454. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 9 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Burlington, WA is 1 in 9.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Burlington, WA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Burlington, WA has increased by 57%, while the property crime rate in Burlington, WA has increased by 43% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Burlington, WA has increased by 43% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Burlington police department

ItemBurlingtonWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)308,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.23.3
There are a total of 30 Burlington police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62.5% greater than the Washington average and 7.3% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Washington

StateTotal offendersWashington /100KNational /100K
Washington6,10297222
There are a total of 6,102 sex offenders in Washington. This yields a total of 97 sex offenders in Washington per 100,000 residents which is 56% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Big Lake, WA1,77340486526
Oak Harbor, WA22,220901,1011,191
Lake Cavanaugh, WA1501221,4851,607
Bay View, WA7981541,8832,037
Alger, WA1641802,1922,372
Burlington, WA8,46622112,00912,230

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Delavan, WI8,467992,4372,537
Gering, NE8,463601,3681,428
North Weeki Wachee, FL8,4634102,4962,905
Franklin, NH8,4622342,0572,291
Orange Park, FL8,4724162,1142,530
Burlington, WA8,46622112,00912,230
Source: The Burlington, WA 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.