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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 103%
Property crime 52%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuchanan/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime48n/a (estimate)4,1172,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.786.2
Assault9n/a771.9216.6246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)772327381
Burglary2n/a171.5431.3376.0
Theft35n/a3,001.71,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a171.5235.4228.9
Property crime39n/a (estimate)3,3452,5742,200

Key findings

  • Buchanan crime rates are 60% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buchanan are 103% higher than the national average
  • In Buchanan you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buchanan is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buchanan has decreased by 11%

Buchanan crime map

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The Buchanan crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Buchanan as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Buchanan crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Buchanan (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buchanan

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buchanan is 1 in 130
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buchanan is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buchanan is 1 in 25

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

      Buchanan police department

      ItemBuchananGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)811,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents7.24.03.3
      There are a total of 8 Buchanan police officers. This results in 7.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 82.2% greater than the Georgia average and 121.7% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Braswell, GA428000
      Mount Zion, GA1,778110497607
      Temple, GA4,287901,9051,995
      Waco, GA4404523,5604,012
      Tallapoosa, GA3,1556653,6404,305
      Fruithurst, AL2797103,8484,559
      Cedartown, GA9,7525924,8905,482
      Buchanan, GA1,3677723,3454,117

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lockport Heights, LA1,3671851,1281,314
      Woodway, WA1,3670576576
      La Grulla, TX1,367234468701
      Berry, AL1,3672591,4021,661
      Paul, ID1,367100645745
      Buchanan, GA1,3677723,3454,117
      Source: The Buchanan, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.