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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 11%
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 peopleBuford/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,670 (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)335 (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)2,335 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Buford crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buford are 12% lower than the national average
  • In Buford you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buford is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buford has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Buford (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buford is 1 in 299
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buford is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buford is 1 in 38

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

      Buford police department

      ItemBufordGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      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

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      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92448333381
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Hoschton, GA1,782106739845
      Braselton, GA8,409651,0411,106
      Peachtree Corners, GA41,2681471,0261,174
      Flowery Branch, GA6,5032841,1861,469
      Suwanee, GA18,0011831,8422,025
      Buford, GA13,9273352,3352,670

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Collingswood, NJ13,9251162,8382,953
      Kings Park West, VA13,92579626705
      Hazel Crest, IL13,9244473,6034,050
      Morris, IL13,9301131,8831,996
      New Cassel, NY13,9223751,4361,812
      Buford, GA13,9273352,3352,670
      Source: The Buford, 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.