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Crime rate in Buena Park, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Buena Park, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Buena Park, CA

The 2019 crime rate in Buena Park, CA is 205 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 69.5% U.S. cities. The 2019 Buena Park crime rate fell by 12% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Buena Park has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Buena Park, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Buena Park:

204.5
La Palma:

120.5
La Mirada:

122.6
Cypress:

98.3
Cerritos:

235.7
Stanton:

159.3
Hawaiian Gardens:

236.6
Artesia:

212.1
Fullerton:

204.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Buena Park by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.3)
3
(3.8)
2
(2.5)
2
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(3.7)
1
(1.2)
2
(2.4)
1
(1.2)
1
(1.2)
1
(1.2)
1
(1.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
19
(23.8)
12
(15.0)
12
(15.1)
12
(15.1)
13
(16.3)
8
(9.8)
13
(15.8)
13
(15.7)
13
(15.6)
19
(22.7)
16
(19.1)
9
(10.8)
17
(20.4)
15
(18.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
114
(142.7)
131
(164.0)
106
(133.4)
127
(159.7)
82
(102.6)
76
(93.3)
77
(93.3)
80
(96.8)
65
(77.9)
67
(80.1)
78
(93.1)
96
(114.9)
74
(88.8)
91
(110.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
140
(175.2)
171
(214.0)
142
(178.8)
106
(133.3)
146
(182.7)
143
(175.5)
115
(139.4)
126
(152.5)
138
(165.4)
150
(179.2)
154
(183.8)
186
(222.6)
166
(199.2)
139
(168.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
410
(513.2)
419
(524.5)
418
(526.2)
441
(554.5)
355
(444.1)
310
(380.5)
342
(414.5)
361
(436.9)
341
(408.8)
332
(396.7)
322
(384.4)
299
(357.9)
265
(318.0)
230
(278.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,091
(1,366)
1,122
(1,404)
1,206
(1,518)
1,145
(1,440)
1,270
(1,589)
1,230
(1,510)
1,415
(1,715)
1,435
(1,737)
1,411
(1,692)
1,831
(2,188)
1,891
(2,257)
2,115
(2,531)
1,977
(2,372)
1,567
(1,896)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
459
(574.6)
517
(647.1)
515
(648.4)
396
(498.0)
382
(477.9)
339
(416.1)
309
(374.5)
369
(446.6)
278
(333.3)
386
(461.3)
375
(447.7)
400
(478.7)
341
(409.2)
264
(319.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
44
(55.1)
29
(36.3)
34
(42.8)
20
(25.1)
10
(12.5)
21
(25.8)
8
(9.7)
2
(2.4)
2
(2.4)
5
(6.0)
9
(10.7)
15
(18.0)
2
(2.4)
1
(1.2)
City-Data.com crime index235.9256.2242.3227.9213.2198.6198.5212.7194.3232.6235.4254.6232.7204.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 65 registered sex offenders living in Buena Park, California as of February 02, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buena Park is 1,279 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Buena Park:

159.8
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Buena Park:

164.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Buena Park:

181.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Buena Park:

160.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Buena Park:

154.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Buena Park:

139.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Buena Park:

145.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Buena Park:

134.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Buena Park:

151.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Buena Park:

158.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Buena Park:

166.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Buena Park:

176.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Buena Park:

211.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Buena Park:

185.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Buena Park:

204.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Buena Park:

177.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Buena Park:

183.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Buena Park:

137.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Buena Park:

198.4
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Buena Park:

243.6
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Buena Park:

270.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Buena Park:

256.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Buena Park:

257.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Buena Park:

216.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Buena Park:

241.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Buena Park:

224.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Buena Park:

214.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Buena Park:

240.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Buena Park:

257.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Buena Park:

278.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Buena Park:

272.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Buena Park:

257.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Buena Park:

259.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Buena Park:

232.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Buena Park:

202.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Buena Park:

224.3
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 131 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 125 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 128 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 121 (81 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 119 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 116 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 119 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 124 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 128 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 135 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 136 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 139 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 139 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 143 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 139 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 142 (98 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 136 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Buena Park, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 90623, 90630, 92833.