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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 67%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuena Vista/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,367 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)691 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,677 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Buena Vista crime rates are 69% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buena Vista are 81% higher than the national average
  • In Buena Vista you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buena Vista is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buena Vista has decreased by 4%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buena Vista

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 145
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 23

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

      Buena Vista police department

      ItemBuena VistaCaliforniaNational
      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.

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      Ione, CA7,05664714777
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      Buena Vista, CA3606913,6774,367

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      Buena Vista, CA3606913,6774,367
      Source: The Buena Vista, 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.