Reported Annual Crime In Buena

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuena/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime96n/a (estimate)2,1241,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuena/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape4n/a88.516.240.4
Robbery7n/a154.9100.4102.8
Assault8n/a177.0124.2248.5
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)420245386
Burglary21n/a464.6282.7468.9
Theft54n/a1,194.71,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a44.2126.6236.9
Property crime77n/a (estimate)1,7041,5452,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Buena, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Buena, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Buena, NJ crime rates are 19% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 25% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Buena, NJ has a rate that is 72% higher than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 9% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Buena, NJ is 10% higher than its state's mean, and 30% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elmer, NJ1,3750600600
Pitman, NJ8,95923623646
Olivet, NJ1,42391576668
Richwood, NJ3,10497609706
Estell Manor, NJ1,68498621719
Victory Lakes, NJ1,833107675782
Mays Landing, NJ1,714112703815
Buena, NJ4,6234201,7042,124

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Buena is 25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.82 daily crimes that occur in Buena.
  • Buena is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Buena you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Buena has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Buena (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Buena, NJ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national level. In Buena, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.19 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.34 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Buena, NJ is 1.72 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.09 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Buena, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.44 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Buena (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Buena, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Buena, NJ has been ranked safer than 15% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Buena, NJ is safer than 32% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Jersey and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Buena, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Buena, NJ is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buena

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buena is 1 in 238
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buena is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Buena is 1 in 48
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Buena, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Buena, NJ you have a 1 in 238 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Buena, NJ.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Buena, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Buena, NJ has increased by 62%, while the property crime rate in Buena, NJ has decreased by 19% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Buena, NJ has decreased by 10% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Buena police department

ItemBuenaNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.65.73.3
There are a total of 12 Buena police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.1% less than the New Jersey average and 20.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hancock, MI4,622154727882
Wellsville, NY4,6213701,5201,890
Becker, MN4,62642888930
Buffalo, WY4,6201511,8752,026
Boiling Springs, NC4,6192641,9412,205
Buena, NJ4,6234201,7042,124
Source: The Buena, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.