Crime in Buffalo, NY, United States

Crime rates in Buffalo, NY, United States

Level of crime
51.42 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
52.83 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
39.62 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
39.90 Low
Worries car stolen
35.85 Low
Worries things from car stolen
55.29 Moderate
Worries attacked
33.65 Low
Worries being insulted
35.20 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
25.51 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
58.33 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
53.37 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
44.34 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
53.12 Moderate

Safety in Buffalo, NY, United States

Safety walking alone during daylight
76.89 High
Safety walking alone during night
50.47 Moderate

Contributors: 53

Last update: March 2021

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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2 Comments so far
Peter Hall on Jul 25, 2020:
I lived in Buffalo for many years. Would wait for the bus and have friendly conversation in the past. Most other cities there is zero conversation. Lived in a rough area, but never felt threatened and chatted with neighbors often. Once I had a car, it was never touched and one morning someone actually brushed off the snow. We started a trend of whoever was outside first would brush the snow off in the morning. Very cool people.. Yes we look rough, but Buffalo is a great community.
Going to remain anyonomous on Sep 14, 2019:
There was a car flipover in front of my house a few years ago. This is not uncommon.