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Total crime 2%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 0%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuffalo Center/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,533 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)326 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,207 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Buffalo Center crime rates are 2% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buffalo Center are 14% lower than the national average
  • In Buffalo Center you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buffalo Center is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buffalo Center has decreased by 20%

Buffalo Center crime map

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The Buffalo Center crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Buffalo Center 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 Buffalo Center crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Buffalo Center (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buffalo Center

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buffalo Center is 1 in 307
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buffalo Center is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buffalo Center is 1 in 40

      Year Over Year Crime In Buffalo Center (per 100,000 people)

      Buffalo Center police department

      ItemBuffalo CenterIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

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      Bancroft, IA7123062,0702,376
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      Burt, IA5053712,5082,878
      Lakota, IA2113712,5122,883
      Buffalo Center, IA8413262,2072,533

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      Lansing, OH8413893,0213,410
      Pepin, WI8411291,5481,677
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      Highmore, SD8415232,2332,756
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      Buffalo Center, IA8413262,2072,533
      Source: The Buffalo Center, IA 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.