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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 9%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlington/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,354 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)425 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,929 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Burlington crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Burlington are 12% higher than the national average
  • In Burlington you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Burlington is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Burlington has decreased by 4%

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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)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Burlington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Burlington is 1 in 236
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Burlington is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Burlington is 1 in 43

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

      Burlington police department

      ItemBurlingtonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Union, IL484000
      Campton Hills, IL11,50096271
      Kingston, IL1,17008686
      Sleepy Hollow, IL3,3380336336
      Elburn, IL5,59417335352
      Lake in the Hills, IL28,90866364430
      Gilberts, IL7,47912424436
      Burlington, IL6344251,9292,354

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Minden, IA6342961,9202,215
      Deerwood, MN6343513,0923,443
      Paden, OK6346204,0864,706
      Hulbert, OK634171171342
      Stannards, NY6345001,9102,410
      Burlington, IL6344251,9292,354
      Source: The Burlington, IL 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.