Reported Annual Crime In Buena Vista

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuena Vista/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime47n/a (estimate)7152,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuena Vista/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape0n/a0.027.938.6
Robbery0n/a0.053.0101.9
Assault5n/a76.0110.2237.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)76196373
Burglary7n/a106.5254.6491.4
Theft31n/a471.51,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a60.896.8220.2
Property crime42n/a (estimate)6391,8672,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Buena Vista, VA. The total number of reported crimes in Buena Vista, VA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Buena Vista, VA crime rate is 65% lower than the Virginia average and is 75% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Buena Vista, VA has a violent crime rate that is 61% lower than the Virginia average and 80% lower than the national average. For property crime, Buena Vista, VA is 66% lower than the Virginia average and 74% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Buena Vista is 75% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.96 daily crimes that occur in Buena Vista.
  • Buena Vista is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Buena Vista you have a 1 in 140 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Buena Vista has decreased by 76%.

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Daily Crime In Buena Vista (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Buena Vista, VA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Virginia and on a national level. In Buena Vista, VA the total number of daily crimes is 2.88 times less than the Virginia average and 4.00 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Buena Vista, VA is 2.57 times less than the Virginia average and 4.90 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Buena Vista, VA has a daily crime rate that is 2.92 times less than the Virginia average and 3.89 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Buena Vista (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Buena Vista, VA compared to every other city in Virginia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Buena Vista, VA ranks safer than 81% of every city located within Virginia along with 85% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Virginia and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Buena Vista, VA. As a result, Buena Vista, VA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buena Vista

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 1316
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 157
The chance of being a victim of crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 140
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Buena Vista, VA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Buena Vista, VA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1316. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 157 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Buena Vista, VA is 1 in 140.

Year Over Year Crime In Buena Vista (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Buena Vista, VA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Buena Vista, VA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 68% in Buena Vista, VA, while property crimes in Buena Vista, VA have decreased by 76%. Crimes in total for Buena Vista, VA have decreased by 76% year over year.

Buena Vista police department

ItemBuena VistaVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)158,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.23.3
There are a total of 15 Buena Vista police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.5% less than the Virginia average and 31.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Virginia

StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
Virginia18,938258222
There are a total of 18,938 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 258 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 16% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lexington, VA7,11482843924
East Lexington, VA1,20593885978
Glasgow, VA1,2581081,0311,140
Big Island, VA2892822,6832,965
Buena Vista, VA6,68376639715

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Taylor Mill, KY6,68274845919
Thomson, GA6,6824453,5543,999
Kula, HI6,6871431,8541,997
East Rochester, NY6,6874511,9042,355
Groesbeck, OH6,6882522,2302,482
Buena Vista, VA6,68376639715
Source: The Buena Vista, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.