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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 14%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuckeye/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,473n/a (estimate)2,0653,1522,580
Murder1n/a1.45.15.0
Rape30n/a42.150.742.6
Robbery16n/a22.491.086.2
Assault78n/a109.4328.1246.8
Violent crime125n/a (estimate)175475381
Burglary171n/a239.8439.7376.0
Theft1,113n/a1,560.61,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theft64n/a89.7266.9228.9
Property crime1,348n/a (estimate)1,8902,6772,200

Key findings

  • Buckeye crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buckeye are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Buckeye you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buckeye is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buckeye has increased by 26%

Buckeye crime map

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The Buckeye crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Buckeye as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Buckeye crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Buckeye (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Buckeye, per 100,000 residents. In Buckeye, the total number of daily crimes is 1.53 times less than the Arizona average and 1.25 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Buckeye are 2.71 times less than the Arizona average and 2.17 times less than the national average. For property crime, Buckeye has a daily crime rate that is 1.42 times less than the Arizona average and 1.16 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Buckeye (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Arizona and all other cities across the US, is Buckeye safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Buckeye is safer than 71% of other cities in the state of Arizona. In addition, Buckeye is safer than 51% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Arizona and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Buckeye. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Buckeye is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buckeye

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buckeye is 1 in 571
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buckeye is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buckeye is 1 in 49
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Buckeye? If you reside in Buckeye, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 571. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 53 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Buckeye, is 1 in 49.

      Year Over Year Crime In Buckeye (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Buckeye is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Buckeye has increased by 224%, while the property crime rate in Buckeye has increased by 19% year over year. The number of total crimes in Buckeye has increased by 26% year over year.

      Buckeye police department

      ItemBuckeyeArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10312,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.13.3
      There are a total of 103 Buckeye police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.4% less than the Arizona average and 39.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Arizona

      StateTotal offendersArizona /100KNational /100K
      Arizona8,206157266
      There are a total of 8,206 sex offenders in Arizona. This yields a total of 157 sex offenders in Arizona per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Citrus Park, AZ4,832123695819
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,4491689491,117
      Goodyear, AZ72,6292472,5332,780
      Avondale, AZ80,6313363,2153,550
      Buckeye, AZ59,3101751,8902,065

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Whittier, CA59,3136163,2823,898
      Lancaster, PA59,3417012,6443,345
      Redmond, WA59,2681352,8162,952
      Casper, WY59,3972012,8013,002
      Kendale Lakes, FL59,2174512,6763,128
      Buckeye, AZ59,3101751,8902,065
      Source: The Buckeye, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.