Buena Vista, VA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
59
Total Crimes
940.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-63.37%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Buena Vista, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Buena Vista is 940.7 per 100,000 people. That's -63.37% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -49.58% lower than the Virginia total crime rate of 1,865.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Buena Vista SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8.5

How Does Buena Vista Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Buena Vista
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 59 940.7 1,865.7 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 4 63.8 118.7 246.8
Violent Crime 5 79.7 200.0 368.9
Burglary 10 159.4 182.8 376.0
Larceny 39 621.8 1,356.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 5 79.7 126.5 228.9
Property Crime 54 861.0 1,665.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Buena Vista

5
Violent Crimes
79.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-78.39%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,254.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Buena Vista each year. That compares to a 1 in 500.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Buena Vista is 79.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -78.39% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -60.13% lower than the Virginia violent crime rate of 200.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Buena Vista

54
Property Crimes
861.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-60.86%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 116.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Buena Vista each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Buena Vista is 861.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -60.86% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -48.31% lower than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,665.8 per 100,000 people.

Buena Vista Crime Compared To Virginia Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Virginia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Buena Vista

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lynchburg, VA 81,603 1,902 2,330.8 1,993.8 337.0
Salem, VA 25,942 527 2,031.5 1,938.9 92.5
Staunton, VA 24,584 654 2,660.3 2,473.2 187.1
Waynesboro, VA 22,470 527 2,345.3 2,122.8 222.5
Vinton, VA 8,077 189 2,340.0 2,228.6 111.4
Lexington, VA 7,098 39 549.5 507.2 42.3
Amherst, VA 2,194 12 546.9 364.6 182.3
Glasgow, VA 1,106 2 180.8 180.8 0.0
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