Buckeye, AZ
Crime Rates


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Buckeye, AZ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Buckeye has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Buckeye is 1 in 55. How does Buckeye fare compared to other communities in Arizona of all population sizes? Buckeye's crime rate is lower than approximately 59% of Arizona communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Buckeye has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Buckeye is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Buckeye does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Buckeye.

For Buckeye, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Buckeye than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2219, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Buckeye's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Buckeye a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Buckeye is one in 56.

Buckeye Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Buckeye Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Buckeye 0.45
Arizona 4.10

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,219

in Buckeye

1 in 244

in Arizona


Population: 62,138
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 1 7 18
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.02 0.11 0.29


Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Buckeye 17.75
Arizona 30.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 56

in Buckeye

1 in 33

in Arizona

Buckeye Property CRIMES

Population: 62,138
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 189 855 59
Rate per 1,000 3.04 13.76 0.95

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Buckeye Crimes Per Square Mile

Buckeye 3
Arizona 31