Reported Annual Crime In Burlington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlington/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime163n/a (estimate)1,5252,1282,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurlington/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.3
Rape1n/a9.436.941.7
Robbery1n/a9.475.098.0
Assault7n/a65.5204.8248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)84320383
Burglary12n/a112.3303.7430.4
Theft140n/a1,310.11,341.31,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a18.7163.4237.4
Property crime154n/a (estimate)1,4411,8082,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Burlington, WI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Burlington, WI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Burlington, WI crime rates are 28% lower than in comparison to the Wisconsin mean and are 44% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Burlington, WI has a rate that is 74% lower than the Wisconsin average; compared to the United States, it is 78% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Burlington, WI is 20% lower than its state's mean, and 39% lower than the country's average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Burlington crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Burlington is 44% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.18 daily crimes that occur in Burlington.
  • Burlington is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Burlington you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Burlington has decreased by 20%.

Compare Burlington, WI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Burlington (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Burlington, WI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Wisconsin. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Burlington, WI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Wisconsin state wide, are 1.40 times less than the state average and 1.80 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Burlington, WI on a daily bases are 3.80 times less than than Wisconsin average and 4.55 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Burlington, WI are 1.25 times less than the daily state average and 1.64 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Burlington (higher is better)

How safe is Burlington, WI compared to other cities in Wisconsin and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Burlington, WI is safer than 53% of the cities in Wisconsin and 72% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Wisconsin and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Burlington, WI. Overall, Burlington, WI is ranked above 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 1188
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Burlington is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of crime in Burlington is 1 in 66
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Burlington, WI? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Burlington, WI your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1188. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 70 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 Burlington, WI is 1 in 66.

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

A good indicator of whether Burlington, WI is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Burlington, WI has decreased by 19%, while the property crime rate in Burlington, WI has decreased by 20% year over year. The number of total crimes in Burlington, WI has decreased by 20% year over year.

Burlington police department

ItemBurlingtonWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)279,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.43.3
There are a total of 27 Burlington police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.7% greater than the Wisconsin average and 20.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Wisconsin

StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
Wisconsin21,768397222
There are a total of 21,768 sex offenders in Wisconsin. This yields a total of 397 sex offenders in Wisconsin per 100,000 residents which is 79% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI1,63645254299
Potter Lake, WI1,16983468551
Eagle Lake, WI1,16697551648
Eagle, WI1,760100564664
Browns Lake, WI1,897106599705
Powers Lake, WI1,159107605712
Como, WI2,443109615724
Burlington, WI10,571841,4411,525

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lyons, IL10,571104830934
Forest Acres, SC10,5715596,0126,570
Lawrenceburg, TN10,5736865,1485,835
Vienna, WV10,5662113,3823,593
Batesville, AR10,5792781,9902,267
Burlington, WI10,571841,4411,525
Source: The Burlington, WI 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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