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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 22%
Property crime 18%
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 peopleBuena Park/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,307n/a (estimate)2,7922,7722,489
Murder1n/a1.24.35.0
Rape15n/a18.237.542.6
Robbery91n/a110.1132.481.6
Assault139n/a168.2267.1250.2
Violent crime246n/a (estimate)298441379
Burglary230n/a278.4386.1340.5
Theft1,567n/a1,896.51,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft264n/a319.5358.8219.9
Property crime2,061n/a (estimate)2,4942,3312,110

Key findings

  • Buena Park crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buena Park are 22% lower than the national average
  • In Buena Park you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buena Park is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buena Park has decreased by 18%

Buena Park crime map

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

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

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Buena Park, per 100,000 residents. In Buena Park, the total number of daily crimes is 1.01 times more than the California average and 1.12 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Buena Park are 1.48 times less than the California average and 1.27 times less than the national average. For property crime, Buena Park has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the California average and 1.18 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Buena Park (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Buena Park safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Buena Park is safer than 43% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Buena Park is safer than 32% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Buena Park. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Buena Park is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buena Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buena Park is 1 in 336
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buena Park is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buena Park is 1 in 36
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Buena Park? In Buena Park, CA you have a 1 in 336 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 41 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Buena Park.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Buena Park, CA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Buena Park has decreased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Buena Park has decreased by 20% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Buena Park has decreased by 18% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Buena Park police department

      ItemBuena ParkCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12451,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
      There are a total of 124 Buena Park police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.4% less than the California average and 53.8% less than the National average.

      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
      Rose Hills, CA3,03399525624
      Villa Park, CA5,92268753822
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36262919981
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331688881,056
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661521,1261,178
      North Tustin, CA26,2081911,0071,197
      Cudahy, CA24,1063748981,272
      Buena Park, CA82,7712982,4942,792

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hemet, CA82,7483983,3423,741
      Sioux City, IA82,6664453,8904,335
      Santa Fe, NM82,9274961,8582,354
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Redwood City, CA82,5952161,5361,752
      Buena Park, CA82,7712982,4942,792
      Source: The Buena Park, 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.