Burnet, TX
Crime Rates

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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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 71. How does Burnet fare compared to other communities in Texas of all population sizes? Burnet's crime rate is lower than approximately 47% 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 320. 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


(100 is safest)

Safer than 44% of U.S. Cities

Burnet Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Burnet 3.12
Texas 4.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 320

in Burnet

1 in 239

in Texas


Population: 6,406
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 3 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.78 0.47 1.87


Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Burnet 10.93
Texas 23.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 92

in Burnet

1 in 42

in Texas

Burnet Property CRIMES

Population: 6,406
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 28 37 5
Rate per 1,000 4.37 5.78 0.78

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Burnet Crimes Per Square Mile

Burnet 9
Texas 28

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