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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 15%
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 peopleBuhl/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime97n/a (estimate)2,2051,6892,580
Murder0n/a0.02.05.0
Rape2n/a45.545.142.6
Robbery0n/a0.011.486.2
Assault13n/a295.5168.6246.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)341227381
Burglary21n/a477.4281.6376.0
Theft58n/a1,318.51,067.81,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a68.2112.0228.9
Property crime82n/a (estimate)1,8641,4612,200

Key findings

  • Buhl crime rates are 15% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buhl are 10% lower than the national average
  • In Buhl you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buhl is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buhl has increased by 12%

Buhl crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Buhl (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Buhl on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Idaho and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Buhl (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Idaho, are 1.31 times more than the state average and 1.17 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Buhl on a daily basis are 1.50 times more than than Idaho average and 1.12 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Buhl are 1.28 times more than the daily state average and 1.18 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Buhl (higher is better)

      Is Buhl safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Idaho as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Buhl to other cities in the state and across the country, Buhl is 27% safer than other cities of Idaho and 36% safer than other cities in the nation. Buhl has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buhl

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buhl is 1 in 294
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buhl is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buhl is 1 in 46
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Buhl? In Buhl, you have a 1 in 294 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 54. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Buhl, ID is 1 in 46.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Buhl, Idaho (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Buhl has increased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Buhl has increased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Buhl has increased by 12% year over year.

      Buhl police department

      ItemBuhlIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)81,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.43.3
      There are a total of 8 Buhl police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.7% less than the Idaho average and 41.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Idaho

      StateTotal offendersIdaho /100KNational /100K
      Idaho4,932333266
      There are a total of 4,932 sex offenders in Idaho. This yields a total of 333 sex offenders in Idaho per 100,000 residents which is 25% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Filer, ID2,640213391604
      Wendell, ID2,7082971,2261,523
      Jerome, ID11,1402641,5251,789
      Castleford, ID1803592,3082,667
      Buhl, ID4,2433411,8642,205

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Egg Harbor City, NJ4,2432162,9313,148
      Samoset, FL4,2433712,2022,573
      Lonoke, AR4,2448013,4144,215
      Spurgeon, TN4,2444381,9812,419
      Mystic, CT4,24170566636
      Buhl, ID4,2433411,8642,205
      Source: The Buhl, ID 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.