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Buena Vista, Georgia Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Buena Vista, Georgia. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Buena Vista compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Buena Vista, Georgia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 301 total crimes reported in Buena Vista, Georgia (11 of them violent). Of the 75 crimes that take place per year in Buena Vista, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Buena Vista, Georgia 75 times a year.

Total Crime in Buena Vista, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Buena Vista, Georgia for 4 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Buena Vista has been reduced by 441%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 20%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over these years in Buena Vista.

Crime Trends in Buena Vista, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Buena Vista, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Buena Vista, Georgia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2007, the FBI determined that the agency's data were underreported. Consequently, affected data are not included in these graphs.
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