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Total crime 193%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 219%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Burlington/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime210n/a (estimate)7,2872,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape0n/a0.036.942.6
Robbery2n/a69.427.481.6
Assault14n/a485.8200.4250.2
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)555267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theft189n/a6,558.01,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft5n/a173.5163.0219.9
Property crime194n/a (estimate)6,7311,7342,110

Key findings

  • West Burlington crime rates are 193% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Burlington are 46% higher than the national average
  • In West Burlington you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Burlington is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Burlington has decreased by 5%

West Burlington crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In West Burlington (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Burlington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Burlington is 1 in 181
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Burlington is 1 in 15
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Burlington is 1 in 14

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

      West Burlington police department

      ItemWest BurlingtonIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)93,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.01.83.3
      There are a total of 9 West Burlington police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 68.4% greater than the Iowa average and 6.7% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Point, IA1,02099645745
      Beaverdale, IA1,385104673777
      Danville, IA1,079110717828
      Mediapolis, IA1,536113732844
      New London, IA1,945119770889
      Oquawka, IL1,4632059301,135
      Dallas City, IL1,2332301,0341,264
      West Burlington, IA2,9785556,7317,287

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mount Morris, MI2,9798821,0941,976
      Ferrysburg, MI2,97998355453
      Indian Hills, TX2,9792631,5001,763
      Summit Hill, PA2,977170102273
      Blue Ridge, VA2,97995747842
      West Burlington, IA2,9785556,7317,287
      Source: The West Burlington, IA 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.