Reported Annual Crime In Burton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurton/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,091n/a (estimate)3,7962,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurton/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape23n/a80.065.038.6
Robbery32n/a111.378.6101.9
Assault65n/a226.2266.2237.8
Violent crime120n/a (estimate)418416373
Burglary183n/a636.8403.5491.4
Theft741n/a2,578.41,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft47n/a163.5158.9220.2
Property crime971n/a (estimate)3,3791,8862,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Burton, MI. The total number of reported crimes in Burton, MI 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 Burton, MI crime rate is 65% higher than the Michigan average and is 33% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Burton, MI has a violent crime rate that is equal to the Michigan average and 12% higher than the national average. For property crime, Burton, MI is 79% higher than the Michigan average and 36% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Burton is 33% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.4 daily crimes that occur in Burton.
  • Burton is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Burton you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Burton has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Burton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Burton, MI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Michigan. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Burton, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 1.65 times more than the state average and 1.33 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Burton, MI on a daily bases are 1.00 times more than than Michigan average and 1.12 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Burton, MI are 1.79 times more than the daily state average and 1.36 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Burton (higher is better)

How safe is Burton, MI compared to other cities in Michigan and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Burton, MI is safer than 19% of the cities in Michigan and 24% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Michigan and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Burton, MI. Overall, Burton, MI is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Burton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Burton is 1 in 240
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Burton is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Burton is 1 in 27
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Burton, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Burton, MI you have a 1 in 240 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 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Burton, MI.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Burton, MI 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 Burton, MI has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Burton, MI has decreased by 20% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Burton, MI has decreased by 19% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Burton police department

ItemBurtonMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3410,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.12.13.3
There are a total of 34 Burton police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.7% less than the Michigan average and 65% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Michigan

StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
Michigan38,692396222
There are a total of 38,692 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 396 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 78% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Argentine, MI2,345108490598
Otisville, MI798121485607
Linden, MI3,91952574627
Goodrich, MI1,851126570696
Ortonville, MI1,488157711867
Burton, MI29,4294183,3793,796

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Mehlville, MO29,4134932,8303,323
Marion, IN29,4033673,8344,201
Granger, IN29,4001691,1291,298
Elizabethtown, KY29,4641592,9203,079
East Chicago, IN29,3878543,8214,675
Burton, MI29,4294183,3793,796
Source: The Burton, MI 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.