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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 7%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)2,610 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)348 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,262 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Buffalo Center crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buffalo Center are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Buffalo Center you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buffalo Center is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buffalo Center has increased by 3%

Buffalo Center crime map

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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 288
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buffalo Center is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buffalo Center is 1 in 39

      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, IA7123272,1222,449
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      Burt, IA5053962,5702,966
      Lakota, IA2113962,5742,971
      Buffalo Center, IA8413482,2622,610

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      Buffalo Center, IA8413482,2622,610
      Source: The Buffalo Center, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.