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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 50%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuellton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime57n/a (estimate)1,1092,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape0n/a0.037.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.0132.481.6
Assault3n/a58.3267.1250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)58441379
Burglary15n/a291.7386.1340.5
Theft31n/a602.91,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft8n/a155.6358.8219.9
Property crime54n/a (estimate)1,0502,3312,110

Key findings

  • Buellton crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buellton are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Buellton you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buellton is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buellton has increased by 6%

Buellton crime map

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The Buellton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Buellton 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 Buellton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Buellton (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Buellton, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Buellton are 2.50 times less than the California average and 2.25 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Buellton are 7.56 times less than than California and 6.50 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Buellton are 2.22 times less than than California and 2.01 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Buellton (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Buellton in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Buellton safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Buellton being safer than 94% of cities in California and 77% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Buellton. In conclusion, Buellton ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buellton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buellton is 1 in 1714
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buellton is 1 in 96
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buellton is 1 in 91
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Buellton, California you have a 1 in 1714 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 96 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Buellton.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Buellton is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Buellton has not changed and the rate of property crime in Buellton has increased by 7%. The total crime rate in Buellton has increased by 6% year to year.

      Buellton police department

      ItemBuelltonCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Santa Ynez, CA4,468115605720
      Los Alamos, CA1,3511739121,084
      Los Olivos, CA8711789421,120
      Ballard, CA3621789421,120
      Mission Hills, CA3,6162021,0701,273
      Solvang, CA5,5521681,1411,308
      Buellton, CA5,021581,0501,109

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dellwood, MO5,0205612,9913,552
      North Fond du Lac, WI5,020137569706
      Kutztown, PA5,0231589671,125
      Arnold, PA5,0193831,7572,140
      Falmouth, VA5,0181701,3391,508
      Buellton, CA5,021581,0501,109
      Source: The Buellton, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.