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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 52%
Property crime 20%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurbank/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,806n/a (estimate)2,7052,7722,489
Murder1n/a1.04.35.0
Rape11n/a10.637.542.6
Robbery54n/a52.1132.481.6
Assault123n/a118.6267.1250.2
Violent crime189n/a (estimate)182441379
Burglary299n/a288.2386.1340.5
Theft2,107n/a2,031.11,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft211n/a203.4358.8219.9
Property crime2,617n/a (estimate)2,5232,3312,110

Key findings

  • Burbank crime rates are 9% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Burbank are 52% lower than the national average
  • In Burbank you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Burbank is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Burbank has not changed

Burbank crime map

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The Burbank crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Burbank as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Burbank crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Burbank (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Burbank for every 100,000 residents. The Burbank total amount of daily crime is 1.02 times less than the California average and 1.09 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Burbank, is 2.42 times less than the California average, and it is 2.08 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Burbank has a daily crime average that is 1.08 times more than the California average and 1.20 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Burbank (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Burbank, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Burbank safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Burbank is safer than 57% of California cities, and 40% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Burbank. At this time, Burbank sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Burbank

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Burbank is 1 in 549
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Burbank is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Burbank is 1 in 37
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Burbank, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 549. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 40 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 Burbank is 1 in 37.

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

      Determining whether Burbank is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Burbank violent crime rates have decreased by 17%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 1% year over year. Total crimes for Burbank has not changed in the same time frame.

      Burbank police department

      ItemBurbankCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)23851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.63.3
      There are a total of 238 Burbank police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.3% less than the California average and 30.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Pasqual, CA2,01769366435
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195143758901
      Marina del Rey, CA9,782155818973
      East Pasadena, CA6,159158834992
      Santa Clarita, CA180,3031279441,071
      Stevenson Ranch, CA19,7371849721,156
      San Fernando, CA24,3963259871,312
      Burbank, CA104,5831822,5232,705

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      College Station, TX104,6841891,7591,948
      Broken Arrow, OK104,8691251,7891,914
      Green Bay, WI104,9515041,6422,146
      West Palm Beach, FL104,9787623,7514,512
      Wichita Falls, TX105,0133483,0443,393
      Burbank, CA104,5831822,5232,705
      Source: The Burbank, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.