Buhl, ID
Crime Rates


Buhl, ID crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

The crime rate in Buhl is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Buhl is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Buhl is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Idaho, Buhl has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Buhl to other communities of similar population, then Buhl crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Buhl does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Buhl 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 Buhl.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Buhl's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Buhl is one in 860.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Buhl's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Buhl 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 Buhl is one in 48.

Buhl Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Buhl Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Buhl 1.16
Idaho 2.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 860

in Buhl

1 in 434

in Idaho


Population: 4,298
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 0.00 0.93


Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Buhl 20.94
Idaho 17.44

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in Buhl

1 in 57

in Idaho

Buhl Property CRIMES

Population: 4,298
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 16 72 2
Rate per 1,000 3.72 16.75 0.47

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Buhl Crimes Per Square Mile

Buhl 52
Idaho 26

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