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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 52%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsBuena Vista/100k peopleSan Jose/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime29,7233,697 (estimate)2,8582,7722,489
Murder32n/a3.14.35.0
Rape671n/a64.537.542.6
Robbery1,339n/a128.7132.481.6
Assault2,517n/a242.0267.1250.2
Violent crime4,559497 (estimate)438441379
Burglary4,114n/a395.6386.1340.5
Theft14,924n/a1,435.01,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft6,126n/a589.0358.8219.9
Property crime25,1643,200 (estimate)2,4202,3312,110

Key findings

  • Buena Vista crime rates are 49% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buena Vista are 31% higher than the national average
  • In Buena Vista you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buena Vista is safer than 40% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in San Jose has decreased by 1%

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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 202
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buena Vista is 1 in 28

      Year Over Year Crime In San Jose (per 100,000 people)

      San Jose police department

      ItemBuena VistaSan JoseCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,43551,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.53.6

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monte Sereno, CA3,5140342342
      Lexington Hills, CA2,61769366435
      Loyola, CA3,42584444528
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25984444528
      Brookdale, CA2,446123653776
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37635777812
      Saratoga, CA30,83052783835
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634382,4202,858

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Austin, TX907,7794013,7114,111
      Jacksonville, FL856,6166473,3093,957
      San Francisco, CA850,2826705,5066,175
      Indianapolis, IN846,6741,2734,1295,402
      Columbus, OH837,0385033,3083,811
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634382,4202,858
      Source: The Buena Vista, San Jose, CA 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.