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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 91%
Property crime 62%
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 Vista/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24n/a (estimate)8402,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape0n/a0.067.242.6
Robbery1n/a35.063.681.6
Assault0n/a0.0246.3250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)35381379
Burglary0n/a0.0348.4340.5
Theft22n/a770.01,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a35.0384.0219.9
Property crime23n/a (estimate)8052,5912,110

Key findings

  • Buena Vista crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buena Vista are 91% lower than the national average
  • In Buena Vista you have a 1 in 120 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buena Vista is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buena Vista has decreased by 40%

Buena Vista crime map

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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 2857
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 125
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 120

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

      Buena Vista police department

      ItemBuena VistaColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)99,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.49.63.3
      There are a total of 9 Buena Vista police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.8% less than the Colorado average and 3.5% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Buena Vista, CO2,69035805840

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woodbine, NJ2,690121781902
      Versailles, OH2,690113794908
      Pageland, SC2,6912751,5811,856
      Bath, PA2,691136623759
      Missouri Valley, IA2,6894981,7252,223
      Buena Vista, CO2,69035805840
      Source: The Buena Vista, CO 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.