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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 17%
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 peopleBuffalo/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,024 (estimate)2,5622,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a251.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)451 (estimate)382381
Burglaryn/an/an/a377.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a229.1228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,573 (estimate)2,1792,200

Key findings

  • Buffalo crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buffalo are 19% higher than the national average
  • In Buffalo you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buffalo is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buffalo has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Buffalo (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buffalo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buffalo is 1 in 222
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buffalo is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buffalo is 1 in 34

      Year Over Year Crime In Buffalo (per 100,000 people)

      Buffalo police department

      ItemBuffaloIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monon, IN1,9091841,0491,233
      Winamac, IN2,7071891,0771,266
      Monticello, IN5,3123862,2002,586
      Reynolds, IN5504312,4592,890
      Francesville, IN8994762,7153,191
      Burnettsville, IN4244792,7353,214
      Norway, IN4994862,7703,256
      Buffalo, IN9414512,5733,024

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gorman, NC9414502,9713,422
      Zayante, CA9414422,3562,798
      Onsted, MI9415331,9632,495
      Wheatfield, IN9414622,6333,094
      McKenna, WA9413963,7414,137
      Buffalo, IN9414512,5733,024
      Source: The Buffalo, IN 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.