Buffalo, New York 

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Crime in Buffalo, New York

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Buffalo violent crime is 56.6. (The US average is 22.7)
Buffalo property crime is 61.4. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft



Buffalo, NY Crime History

*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
20001186.212.757.1504.4612.15381.71360.43188.9832.3
20011265.121.878.1545.7619.45520.41352.43297.9870.1
20021271.714.662.6550.7643.85165.21305.53085.2774.4
20031284.221.970.4563.9628.15504.11441.43185.4877.2
20041332.117.974.25207205691.11370.63476.9843.6
20051390.219.865588.571759061496.83561.6847.6
20061410.726.462608.9713.45503.11585.43160.1757.6
20071274.519.759.9559.8635.158931602.83460.9829.3
20081374.813.764.4569.4727.457251521.33515.9687.8
20091459.122.352.5609775.35390.21471.83330.3588.1
20101357.520.759.2552.9724.65564.51620.33404.8539.4
20111238.213.746.1555.8622.55449.91704.13318.7427.1
20121288.718.352.6528.9688.95126.615153189.8421.8
201318.256510.8670.44826.71336.23120.7369.8
20141228.223.267.3494.2643.54817.412073235.8374.6
20151118.615.967400.2635.44330.210762875.3378.9
20161109.717.159.4407.5625.8411710222770.7324.3
20171019.215.655.4334.5613.73836.1919.72591.3325.2
20181042.522.164.7351.3604.53815.4879.52597.4338.5
2019990.718.447.3313.7611.33245.4629.72350.1265.6



Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Kenmore Village, NY73.21,164.715,77252019
Lackawanna, NY457.02,132.718,22352019
Cheektowaga Town, NY243.42,802.680,99562019
Tonawanda Town, NY146.31,278.358,72062019
West Seneca Town, NY147.61,323.844,91272019



Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Cleveland, OH1,516.64,467.2397,1061742019
Pittsburgh, PA578.83,016.1308,6091792018
Toledo, OH952.13,462.5291,0662562019
Newark, NJ619.01,641.0278,9062842019
Jersey City, NJ522.71,903.9233,2422892019


Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.





Reviews for Buffalo    95 Reviews

A fun and growing city - 9/17/2022
Clean, fun, safe and unique. Great place to raise a family. Affordable housing, strong job market. Great schools and neighborhoods.... Read More

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Pretty good. - 8/27/2022
I grew up in Buffalo and moved away, thinking that it was "boring" and the winters were so bad. Well, I've got to say that absence did make the heart grow fonder, and I... Read More

Buffa-NO - 6/8/2022
Buffalo was okay in 2016. Since then, crime is up, there are more methadone clinics than pediatricians, and so many of the small businesses that made this place charming... Read More


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