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Crime Report for Buena Vista Township,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Buena Vista Township, is 0.3 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Buena Vista Township Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Buena Vista Township, has a violent crime rate of 1376 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 695 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Buena Vista Township 1376
MI 695
National 676

Buena Vista Township, is in the 97% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 96% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 97% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Buena Vista Township, or said another way, 3% of cities in have crime rates higher than Buena Vista Township.


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Crime Buena Vista Township MI Nation
Violent Crime Total 1376.2 695.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 8.0 6.5
Forcible Rape 138.7 42.5 31.1
Robbery Rate 266.7 201.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 970.8 443.1 315
Property Crime Total 5333.9 3491.2 3726.9
Burglary 2421.6 909.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 2592.3 2120.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 320.0 505.2 382.3
Arson 96.0 36.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Buena Vista Township, has a property crime rate of 5333.9 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3491.2 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Buena Vista Township 5333.9
MI 3491.2
National 3727



Buena Vista Township Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 93
National Percentile Rank - 89