Buckeye Arizona: Crimes Statistics, Arrest and Population Information
Buckeye is a city in the Maricopa County of Arizona State, USA. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the USA and is the seventh fastest growing city in the US. In terms of size, the city of Buckeye is 145.8 square miles. The city has a hot desert climate and sees sunshine throughout the year.
Buckeye, Arizona has a population of 64,629 people as per latest census data and has 12 neighborhoods. The majority of people are in the 35 to 54 age group. Most houses in the city were recently built. The average household income of the city is $58,711 that shows that the city is fairly rich.
Buckeye has a mix of both blue-collar and white-collar workers. Majority people work in office administrative jobs (16.85%) with sales being the next highest job (12.10%). Retail dominates the employment sector with 16.7% working in retail, followed by 11.6% in healthcare. Public transportation is the preferred mode of commuting.
The per capita income of the city is $20,446 which is slightly less than the US average, but the average household income is higher than the US average. 12.4% of people are below the poverty level. 85.3% of adults are high school graduates and 16.5% are college graduates. When it comes to race, whites dominate followed by African-Americans. In terms of ethnicity, Hispanics are the highest group with 34.1%. English is the highest spoken language with Spanish coming next.
Buckeye’s key crime statistics
Buckeye has a fairly low crime index at 44 on a scale of 1-100, with one being most unsafe and 100 the highest. This shows that the city is 44% safer compared to other cities. The city has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1000. Your chances of being a victim of a crime in this city are 1 in 61. This is considerably lower than other cities and communities of Arizona.
When we look at violent crimes committed, the average rate for Arizona is 4.7 per 1000, whereas in Buckeye it is low at 0.54 per 1000. Your chances of being victim to a violent crime in Buckeye is 1 in 1,847 which is significantly lesser than the Arizona average of 1 in 213. The highest number of violent crimes reported was assault with 16 cases out of the total 35 violent crimes. 0.25 per 1000 is the violent crime rate in Buckeye, which is less compared to the US average of 2.49 per 1000.
There are more property crimes committed in Buckeye as compared to violent crimes. But this is less, compared to the rest of the state. Arizona has a property crime rate of 29.78 per 1000, but Buckeye’s rate is 15.86 per 1000. Your chances of becoming a victim of property crime in Arizona is 1 in 34, but in Buckeye, it is much lesser at 1 in 63.
The maximum number of property crimes are theft cases at a rate of 12.98 per 1000, which is again lower than US average of 17.45 per 1000. The crime per square mile for Buckeye is less at 3 per square mile, compared to 31 per square mile for Arizona. The FBI crime data also shows that the crime rate in Buckeye is lower than most cities of the USA.
The analysis of the crime rate shows that Buckeye is a lower crime rate, compared to other cities in Arizona and also other places in the USA. We can conclude that Buckeye is a safe city and you a lesser chance of falling victim to a crime here.