Reported Annual Crime In Buena Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuena Park/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,106n/a (estimate)3,7172,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuena Park/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.24.65.3
Rape9n/a10.837.241.7
Robbery96n/a114.9143.298.0
Assault186n/a222.6264.2248.9
Violent crime292n/a (estimate)349449383
Burglary299n/a357.9446.9430.4
Theft2,115n/a2,531.41,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft400n/a478.7425.9237.4
Property crime2,814n/a (estimate)3,3682,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Buena Park, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Buena Park, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Buena Park, CA averages 26% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 35% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Buena Park, CA is 22% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 9% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 35% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 43% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Buena Park, CA area.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Buena Park crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Buena Park is 35% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.18 daily crimes that occur in Buena Park.
  • Buena Park is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Buena Park you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Buena Park has increased by 12%.

Compare Buena Park, CA Crime To Other Cities

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

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Buena Park, CA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for California as well as national figures. In Buena Park, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.26 times more than the California average and 1.35 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Buena Park, CA are 1.29 times less than the California average and 1.10 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Buena Park, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.35 times more than the California average and 1.43 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Buena Park (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Buena Park, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Buena Park, CA has been ranked safer than 32% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Buena Park, CA is safer than 25% 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, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Buena Park, CA 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 287
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buena Park is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Buena Park is 1 in 27
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Buena Park, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Buena Park, CA you have a 1 in 287 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 30 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Buena Park, CA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Buena Park, CA 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 Park, CA has increased by 23%, while the property crime rate in Buena Park, CA has increased by 11% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Buena Park, CA has increased by 12% 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
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rose Hills, CA3,033101562663
Yorba Linda, CA67,362651,0361,102
Rossmoor, CA10,9331719511,122
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
North Tustin, CA26,2081941,0791,273
Villa Park, CA5,922341,2471,281
Irvine, CA246,992611,3161,378
Buena Park, CA82,7713493,3683,717

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Hemet, CA82,7485373,6434,180
Sioux City, IA82,6664344,2974,731
Santa Fe, NM82,9273433,7674,110
Johns Creek, GA82,93029676705
Redwood City, CA82,5952421,6101,852
Buena Park, CA82,7713493,3683,717
Source: The Buena Park, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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