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Total crime 196%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 239%
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 peopleWest Burlington/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime224n/a (estimate)7,6321,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape0n/a0.030.942.6
Robbery1n/a34.129.586.2
Assault4n/a136.3187.9246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)170250381
Burglary14n/a477.0352.6376.0
Theft197n/a6,712.11,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft8n/a272.6148.5228.9
Property crime219n/a (estimate)7,4621,6922,200

Key findings

  • West Burlington crime rates are 196% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Burlington are 55% lower 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 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Burlington has decreased by 23%

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 587
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Burlington is 1 in 14
      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
      Dallas City, IL1,233227341568
      West Point, IA1,02093630723
      Beaverdale, IA1,38597657754
      Danville, IA1,079103700803
      Mediapolis, IA1,536105714819
      New London, IA1,945111751862
      Oquawka, IL1,4632049741,178
      West Burlington, IA2,9781707,4627,632

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mount Morris, MI2,9798392,2383,077
      Lincoln Park, CO2,9772081,3971,605
      Ferrysburg, MI2,979101370471
      Gray Summit, MO2,9772141,1261,340
      Summit Hill, PA2,977170102273
      West Burlington, IA2,9781707,4627,632
      Source: The West Burlington, IA 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.