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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 37%
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.
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 peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,515 (estimate)2,7172,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a27.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.081.6
Assaultn/an/an/a232.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)190 (estimate)341379
Burglaryn/an/an/a372.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a223.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,325 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Buena Vista crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buena Vista are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Buena Vista you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buena Vista is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buena Vista has decreased by 6%

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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 526
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 66

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

      Buena Vista police department

      ItemBuena VistaGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)711,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.03.3
      There are a total of 7 Buena Vista police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.5% less than the Georgia average and 0.9% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ellaville, GA1,9575347471,281
      Buena Vista, GA2,2261901,3251,515

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Erda, UT2,22675687762
      Parkwood, CA2,2272771,4631,739
      Kinsey, AL2,2272621,3711,633
      Mabton, WA2,2251841,6831,867
      Ahwahnee, CA2,2251889921,180
      Buena Vista, GA2,2261901,3251,515
      Source: The Buena Vista, GA 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.