Burke, VA
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Burke, VA 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 10 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Burke is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 65% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Burke is one in 97. Compared to communities within Virginia, Burke‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 57% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Burke has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Burke is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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 1877, which is a violent crime rate of 1 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 102.

Burke Crime Data

 

Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Burke Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

423

446

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.53

9.80

10.33

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Burke 0.53
Virginia 2.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,877

in Burke

1 in 480

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: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Burke 9.80
Virginia 17.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 102

in Burke

1 in 56

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: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Burke Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Burke 51
Virginia 19