Burnet, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Burnet has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Burnet is 1 in 70. How does Burnet fare compared to other communities in Texas of all population sizes? Burnet's crime rate is lower than approximately 48% of Texas communities.

How does the crime rate in Burnet compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Burnet with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Burnet's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Burnet occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Burnet; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 358. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Burnet; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Burnet Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Burnet Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

74

92

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.80

11.50

14.29

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.8
4.5
National Median: 4
    Burnet
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 358

in Burnet

1 in 222

in Texas

Burnet VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,436
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 0 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.93 0.00 1.86

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
11.5
22.62
National Median: 19
    Burnet
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 87

in Burnet

1 in 44

in Texas

Burnet Property CRIMES

Population: 6,436
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 49 10
Rate per 1,000 2.33 7.61 1.55

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Burnet Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
9
27
National Median: 26.9
    Burnet
    Texas

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