West Burlington, IA
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With a crime rate of 100 per one thousand residents, West Burlington has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 10. Within Iowa, more than 100% of the communities have a lower crime rate than West Burlington.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 3,047, West Burlington has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether West Burlington does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as West Burlington.

Now let us turn to take a look at how West Burlington does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in West Burlington.

For West Burlington, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in West Burlington is one in 169.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in West Burlington is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In West Burlington, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 11, which is a rate of 94 per one thousand population.

West Burlington Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 0% of U.S. Cities

West Burlington Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

287

305

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.91

94.19

100.10

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Burlington 5.91
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 169

in West Burlington

1 in 350

in Iowa
West Burlington VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,047
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 2 14
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.66 0.66 4.59
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Burlington 94.19
Iowa 20.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 11

in West Burlington

1 in 49

in Iowa
West Burlington Property CRIMES
Population: 3,047
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 25 255 7
Rate per 1,000 8.20 83.69 2.30
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

West Burlington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West Burlington 62
Iowa 15

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