Burnsville, NC
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The crime rate in Burnsville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Burnsville is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, Burnsville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Burnsville has a crime rate that is higher than 66% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Burnsville to other communities of similar population, then Burnsville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Burnsville does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Burnsville 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 Burnsville.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Burnsville's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Burnsville is one in 553.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Burnsville's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Burnsville a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Burnsville is one in 40.

Burnsville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

24

(100 is safest)


Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

Burnsville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

41

44

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.81

24.70

26.51

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Burnsville 1.81
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 553

in Burnsville

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Burnsville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,660
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Burnsville 24.70
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Burnsville

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Burnsville Property CRIMES
Population: 1,660
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Burnsville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Burnsville 28
North Carolina 27