Buffalo, IA Arrest Records

Buffalo, IA is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.07 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 38th safest city in Iowa among the 116 cities.
Buffalo, IA property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 9.20 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 12 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 20.00% compared to 2015.

Buffalo Crime Rate

Total arrests in Buffalo 2016 increased by 33.33% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 2 to 4 while non-violent crime increased by 20% from 10 to 12.

5 Crimes In Buffalo, IA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 12
Aggravated assault 2
Legacy rape 1
Robbery 1
Murder 0

Other Cities in Iowa with the Most Arrests

Among the 116 cities in state the most dangerous is Des Moines with 1,497 violent crimes that’s 20.23% of total of 7,399. Council Bluffs has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 33 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Council Bluffs 64.05
Keokuk 57.86
Davenport 55.77
Clinton 53.62
Centerville 50.16

Safest Cities in Iowa

Are you planning a move to Iowa? Here are the safest cities in Iowa with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Buffalo is 1 out of 252 up by 0.03% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Cresco and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Sioux Center.

City Arrests
Sioux Center 1.72
Grundy Center 2.58
Bloomfield 2.68
Eldridge 3.15
Blue Grass 4.06

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Buffalo increased by 100% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Buffalo was 34.63% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.307%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Buffalo increased by 20% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Buffalo was 67.62% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 0.92%.

How Buffalo stands up against other cities

Buffalo vs. State Center

You’ll be in more risk in Buffalo compared to State Center that had 55.65% lower crime rate compared to Buffalo according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in State Center city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in State Center.

Buffalo vs. Walcott

You’ll be in more risk in Buffalo compared to Walcott that had 5.52% lower crime rate compared to Buffalo according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.7669 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Walcott city.
Larceny rates of 9.2025 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 6.1013 in Walcott.

Names with the most arrests in Buffalo

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 50% are people aged between 10-20.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Buffalo is 0.63% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.36 daily crimes that occur in Buffalo.
  • Buffalo is more violent than State Center.
  • In Buffalo you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Buffalo have increased by 33.33%.