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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 19%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurnham/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,154 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)372 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,781 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Burnham crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Burnham are 2% lower than the national average
  • In Burnham you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Burnham is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Burnham has decreased by 5%

Burnham crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Burnham (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Burnham

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Burnham is 1 in 269
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Burnham is 1 in 57
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Burnham is 1 in 47

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

      Burnham police department

      ItemBurnhamIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.63.3
      There are a total of 12 Burnham police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.3% greater than the Illinois average and 12.7% less than the National average.

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      St. John, IN15,77717630647
      Glenwood, IL8,853124620745
      Stickney, IL6,77830778808
      Dyer, IN16,13363838901
      Burnham, IL4,2123721,7812,154

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jourdanton, TX4,21204545
      Indian Rocks Beach, FL4,2131392,0202,159
      Hazlehurst, GA4,2114104,4174,827
      Fortville, IN4,2132531,4441,697
      Stock Island, FL4,2142221,3161,538
      Burnham, IL4,2123721,7812,154
      Source: The Burnham, IL 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.