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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 41%
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 peopleBuena Park/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,840n/a (estimate)3,4082,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape17n/a20.439.242.6
Robbery74n/a88.8137.386.2
Assault166n/a199.2266.5246.8
Violent crime257n/a (estimate)308447381
Burglary265n/a318.0416.2376.0
Theft1,977n/a2,372.31,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft341n/a409.2392.4228.9
Property crime2,583n/a (estimate)3,1002,3802,200

Key findings

  • Buena Park crime rates are 32% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buena Park are 19% lower than the national average
  • In Buena Park you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buena Park is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buena Park has decreased by 8%

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 1.21 times more than the California average and 1.32 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Buena Park are 1.45 times less than the California average and 1.23 times less than the national average. For property crime, Buena Park has a daily crime rate that is 1.30 times more than the California average and 1.41 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 35% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Buena Park is safer than 28% 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 325
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buena Park is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buena Park is 1 in 30
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Buena Park? In Buena Park, CA you have a 1 in 325 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 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 30 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 12%, while the property crime rate in Buena Park has decreased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Buena Park has decreased by 8% 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, CA3,033101536636
      Villa Park, CA5,9220965965
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331709071,077
      Cudahy, CA24,1063737751,149
      North Tustin, CA26,2081931,0281,221
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362641,1801,244
      Irvine, CA246,992561,2701,326
      Buena Park, CA82,7713083,1003,408

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hemet, CA82,7485023,3273,829
      Sioux City, IA82,6664344,2974,731
      Santa Fe, NM82,9273964,0254,420
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Redwood City, CA82,5952011,4221,623
      Buena Park, CA82,7713083,1003,408
      Source: The Buena Park, CA 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.