Reported Annual Crime In Buffalo

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuffalo/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime327n/a (estimate)2,0412,4652,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuffalo/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.44.9
Rape10n/a62.442.338.6
Robbery1n/a6.268.7101.9
Assault9n/a56.2129.2237.8
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)125243373
Burglary30n/a187.3351.6491.4
Theft265n/a1,654.31,725.21,775.4
Vehicle theft12n/a74.9145.4220.2
Property crime307n/a (estimate)1,9162,2222,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Buffalo, MN is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 17% lower than the average of crimes committed in Minnesota. It is also 29% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Buffalo, MN shows a crime rate that is 49% lower than the Minnesota average. The crime rate is also 66% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Buffalo, MN is shown to be 14% lower than the Minnesota average and 23% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Buffalo is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.59 daily crimes that occur in Buffalo.
  • Buffalo is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Buffalo you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Buffalo has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Buffalo (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Buffalo, MN per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Minnesota and on a national level. In Buffalo, MN the total number of daily crimes is 1.21 times less than the Minnesota average and 1.40 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Buffalo, MN is 1.94 times less than the Minnesota average and 2.98 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Buffalo, MN has a daily crime rate that is 1.16 times less than the Minnesota average and 1.30 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Buffalo (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Minnesota and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Buffalo, MN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Buffalo, MN has been ranked safer than 41% of other cities in the state of Minnesota. In addition, Buffalo, MN is safer than 62% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Minnesota and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Buffalo, MN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Buffalo, MN is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buffalo

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buffalo is 1 in 801
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buffalo is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Buffalo is 1 in 49
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Buffalo, MN? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Buffalo, MN your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 801. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 53 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Buffalo, MN is 1 in 49.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Buffalo, MN is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Buffalo, MN has increased by 81% and the rate of property crime in Buffalo, MN has not changed. The total crime rate in Buffalo, MN has increased by 2% year to year.

Buffalo police department

ItemBuffaloMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)206,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.31.83.3
There are a total of 20 Buffalo police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.4% less than the Minnesota average and 61.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Minnesota

StateTotal offendersMinnesota /100KNational /100K
Minnesota3367222
There are a total of 336 sex offenders in Minnesota. This yields a total of 7 sex offenders in Minnesota per 100,000 residents which is 97% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Greenfield, MN2,83038349387
Independence, MN3,63446423470
Howard Lake, MN2,0490535535
Long Lake, MN1,88963574637
Corcoran, MN5,4820647647
Buffalo, MN15,7101251,9162,041

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Happy Valley, OR15,6931251,4131,537
Lebanon, IN15,6884222,8233,245
La Grange, IL15,67570860930
Sulphur Springs, TX15,6732611,7452,006
Elkton, MD15,6731,2747,3348,607
Buffalo, MN15,7101251,9162,041
Source: The Buffalo, MN 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.