Reported Annual Crime In Buford

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 peopleBuford/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,851 (estimate)2,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuford/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)321 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,529 (estimate)2,5742,200

Buford crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Buford is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.81 daily crimes that occur in Buford.
  • Buford is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Buford you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Buford has decreased by 15%.

Compare Buford, GA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Buford (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Buford (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buford is 1 in 312
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buford is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buford is 1 in 36

      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, GA1,92446361407
      Braselton, GA8,4099563572
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Hoschton, GA1,782102800902
      Peachtree Corners, GA41,2681411,1121,253
      Flowery Branch, GA6,5032841,1861,469
      Auburn, GA7,291911,7391,830
      Buford, GA13,9273212,5292,851

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Collingswood, NJ13,9252172,0152,232
      Kings Park West, VA13,92576635711
      Morris, IL13,9301081,6081,716
      Hazel Crest, IL13,9243773,0703,447
      New Cassel, NY13,9223661,5061,872
      Buford, GA13,9273212,5292,851
      Source: The Buford, GA 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.