Burlington, VT Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
952
Total Crimes
2,255.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-12.19%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Burlington, VT?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Burlington is 2,255.3 per 100,000 people. That's -12.19% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 55.00% higher than the Vermont total crime rate of 1,455.1 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Burlington SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

How Does Burlington Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Burlington
/ 100k People
Vermont
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 952 2,255.3 1,455.1 2,568.4
Murder 1 2.4 1.6 5.0
Robbery 10 23.7 11.2 86.2
Aggravated Assault 82 194.3 113.4 246.8
Violent Crime 115 272.4 172.0 368.9
Burglary 120 284.3 234.2 376.0
Larceny 704 1,667.8 1,008.5 1,594.6
Car Theft 13 30.8 40.4 228.9
Property Crime 837 1,982.8 1,283.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Burlington

115
Violent Crimes
272.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-26.15%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 367.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Burlington each year. That compares to a 1 in 581.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Burlington is 272.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -26.15% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 58.43% higher than the Vermont violent crime rate of 172.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Burlington

837
Property Crimes
1,982.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-9.85%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 50.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Burlington each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Burlington is 1,982.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -9.85% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 54.54% higher than the Vermont property crime rate of 1,283.1 per 100,000 people.

Burlington Crime Compared To Vermont Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Vermont.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Burlington

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
South Burlington, VT 19,318 604 3,126.6 2,961.0 165.6
Milton, VT 11,024 120 1,088.5 943.4 145.1
Shelburne, VT 7,817 51 652.4 614.0 38.4
Winooski, VT 7,233 149 2,060.0 1,672.9 387.1
Hinesburg, VT 4,577 21 458.8 393.3 65.5
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