Reported Annual Crime In Buffalo

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuffalo/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)717 (estimate)1,7762,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuffalo/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.142.6
Robberyn/an/an/a31.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a218.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)117 (estimate)290381
Burglaryn/an/an/a296.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,049.61,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a139.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)600 (estimate)1,4862,200

Buffalo crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Buffalo is 72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.97 daily crimes that occur in Buffalo.
  • Buffalo is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Buffalo you have a 1 in 140 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Buffalo has decreased by 26%.

Compare Buffalo, WV Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Buffalo (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Buffalo (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buffalo

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buffalo is 1 in 854
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buffalo is 1 in 167
The chance of being a victim of crime in Buffalo is 1 in 140

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

Buffalo police department

ItemBuffaloWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

Sex offenders in West Virginia

StateTotal offendersWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
West Virginia4,917266266
There are a total of 4,917 sex offenders in West Virginia. This yields a total of 266 sex offenders in West Virginia per 100,000 residents which is equal the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winfield, WV2,30047241288
Eleanor, WV1,69182419501
Poca, WV1,01989454543
Teays Valley, WV13,706110566677
Milton, WV2,571114584699
Culloden, WV3,451131672804
Ripley, WV3,239142729871
Buffalo, WV1,300117600717

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Manhattan, MT1,3008398391,679
Langley, WA1,30074702776
Barneveld, WI1,3010887887
Dunes City, OR1,29988886974
New Hope, OR1,299969691,065
Buffalo, WV1,300117600717
Source: The Buffalo, WV 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.
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