South Burlington, VT
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South Burlington, VT crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

The crime rate in South Burlington 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 South Burlington is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, South Burlington is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Vermont, South Burlington has a crime rate that is higher than 95% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in South Burlington compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared South Burlington with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether South Burlington'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 South Burlington 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 South Burlington.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that South Burlington's violent crime rate is 1 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 South Burlington is one in 752.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that South Burlington's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes South Burlington 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 South Burlington is one in 39.

South Burlington Crime Data

 

Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

South Burlington Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

481

506

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.33

25.60

26.93

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Burlington 1.33
Vermont 1.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 752

in South Burlington

1 in 847

in Vermont

South Burlington VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 18,791
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 7 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.32 0.37 0.64

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
South Burlington 25.60
Vermont 14.07

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in South Burlington

1 in 71

in Vermont

South Burlington Property CRIMES

Population: 18,791
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 451 0
Rate per 1,000 1.60 24.00 0.00

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

South Burlington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Burlington 17
Vermont 5