Burke, VA
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Burke, VA crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Burke is safer than 76% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Virginia, only on the order of 32% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Burke. If you live in Burke, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 115. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Burke, and we found that the crime rate in Burke is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Burke is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

For Burke, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Burke than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3597, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Burke is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Burke than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 118.

Burke Crime Data

 
Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)


Safer than 76% of U.S. Cities

Burke Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

365

377

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.28

8.46

8.73

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Burke 0.28
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,597

in Burke

1 in 511

in Virginia
Burke VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 43,169
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
Burke 8.46
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 118

in Burke

1 in 54

in Virginia
Burke Property CRIMES
Population: 43,169
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

Burke Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Burke 43
Virginia 19