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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 9%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlington/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime69n/a (estimate)2,2573,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape2n/a65.471.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.066.786.2
Assault6n/a196.3255.4246.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)262397381
Burglary8n/a261.7375.2376.0
Theft49n/a1,602.91,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a130.8380.5228.9
Property crime61n/a (estimate)1,9952,6722,200

Key findings

  • Burlington crime rates are 13% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Burlington are 31% lower than the national average
  • In Burlington you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Burlington is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Burlington has increased by 18%

Burlington crime map

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The Burlington crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Burlington 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 Burlington crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Burlington (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Burlington, per 100,000 residents. In Burlington, the total number of daily crimes is 1.36 times less than the Colorado average and 1.14 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Burlington are 1.52 times less than the Colorado average and 1.45 times less than the national average. For property crime, Burlington has a daily crime rate that is 1.34 times less than the Colorado average and 1.10 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Burlington (higher is better)

      How safe is Burlington, Colorado compared to other cities in Colorado and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Burlington is safer than 52% of the cities in Colorado and 42% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Colorado and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Burlington. Overall, Burlington is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Burlington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Burlington is 1 in 383
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Burlington is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Burlington is 1 in 45
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Burlington? If you reside in Burlington, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 383. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 51 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. 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, is 1 in 45.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Burlington, CO is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Burlington has not changed, while the property crime rate in Burlington has increased by 21% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Burlington has increased by 18% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Burlington police department

      ItemBurlingtonColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)99,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.29.63.3
      There are a total of 9 Burlington police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 77.2% less than the Colorado average and 33% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bethune, CO2316164,1434,759
      Kanorado, KS1646814,0864,767
      Burlington, CO4,1392621,9952,257

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,13924749773
      Randleman, NC4,140243,4123,436
      Butler, MO4,1381992,5842,783
      Gatlinburg, TN4,1383825,5585,940
      Lake Tansi, TN4,1404792,1662,645
      Burlington, CO4,1392621,9952,257
      Source: The Burlington, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.