Reported Annual Crime In Burlingame

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlingame/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime969n/a (estimate)3,1722,9462,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlingame/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.34.65.3
Rape19n/a62.237.241.7
Robbery17n/a55.6143.298.0
Assault37n/a121.1264.2248.9
Violent crime74n/a (estimate)242449394
Burglary119n/a389.5446.9430.4
Theft670n/a2,193.11,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft106n/a347.0425.9237.4
Property crime895n/a (estimate)2,9302,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Burlingame, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Burlingame, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Burlingame, CA is 8% higher than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 15% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Burlingame, CA has 46% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 39% lower than the national average. In property crime, Burlingame, CA is 17% higher than the average of California and is 24% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Burlingame is 15% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.69 daily crimes that occur in Burlingame.
  • Burlingame is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Burlingame you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Burlingame has decreased by 2%.

Compare Burlingame, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Burlingame (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Burlingame, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Burlingame, CA are 1.08 times more than the California average and 1.15 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Burlingame, CA are 1.85 times less than than California and 1.63 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Burlingame, CA are 1.17 times more than than California and 1.24 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Burlingame (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Burlingame, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Burlingame, CA being safer than 48% of cities in California and 36% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Burlingame, CA. In conclusion, Burlingame, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Burlingame

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Burlingame is 1 in 413
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Burlingame is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Burlingame is 1 in 32
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Burlingame, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Burlingame, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 413. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 35 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 Burlingame, CA is 1 in 32.

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

The year over year crime rate for Burlingame, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Burlingame, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 65% in Burlingame, CA, while property crimes in Burlingame, CA have decreased by 5%. Crimes in total for Burlingame, CA have decreased by 2% year over year.

Burlingame police department

ItemBurlingameCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5351,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.63.3
There are a total of 53 Burlingame police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.1% less than the California average and 44.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ladera, CA1,51463350413
Montara, CA2,89570392462
West Menlo Park, CA3,83086476561
Moss Beach, CA3,70686476561
Hillsborough, CA11,31269607676
Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716117649765
Highlands-Baywood Park, CA4,261117649765
Burlingame, CA30,1182422,9303,172

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Holly Springs, NC30,12646908954
Orcutt, CA30,1094942,7473,241
Lawrenceville, GA30,1272343,0373,271
Spring Valley, CA30,1285473,0443,592
Myrtle Beach, SC30,1061,57713,05814,635
Burlingame, CA30,1182422,9303,172
Source: The Burlingame, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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