Reported Annual Crime In Ballinger

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBallinger/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime98n/a (estimate)2,6323,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBallinger/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a26.94.84.9
Rape3n/a80.644.638.6
Robbery0n/a0.0116.3101.9
Assault13n/a349.2246.6237.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)457412373
Burglary19n/a510.3557.2491.4
Theft53n/a1,423.62,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft9n/a241.7245.7220.2
Property crime81n/a (estimate)2,1762,8312,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Ballinger, TX. These figures on reported criminal activity in Ballinger, TX, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Ballinger, TX is 19% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Texas, and when compared with the national average, is 8% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Ballinger, TX has 11% higher than violent crime rate than Texas average, while remaining 23% higher than the national average. In property crime, Ballinger, TX is 23% lower than the average of Texas and is 13% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ballinger is 8% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.21 daily crimes that occur in Ballinger.
  • Ballinger is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ballinger you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ballinger has decreased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Ballinger (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Ballinger, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The Ballinger, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.23 times less than the Texas average and 1.09 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Ballinger, TX is 1.11 times more than the Texas average, and it is 1.23 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Ballinger, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.30 times less than the Texas average and 1.14 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Ballinger (higher is better)

How safe is Ballinger, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Ballinger, TX is safer than 29% of the cities in Texas and 26% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Ballinger, TX. Overall, Ballinger, TX is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ballinger

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ballinger is 1 in 220
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ballinger is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ballinger is 1 in 38
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Ballinger, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Ballinger, TX you have a 1 in 220 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ballinger, TX.

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

A good indicator of whether Ballinger, TX is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Ballinger, TX has increased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Ballinger, TX has decreased by 34% year over year. The number of total crimes in Ballinger, TX has decreased by 27% year over year.

Ballinger police department

ItemBallingerTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)746,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
There are a total of 7 Ballinger police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.2% less than the Texas average and 44.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Miles, TX1,0902011,3781,579
Winters, TX2,5322381,9422,180
Ballinger, TX3,7444572,1762,632

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Hudson, NC3,7443232,3692,692
Mineral Ridge, OH3,7441561,3801,536
Genesee, CO3,74561503564
West Menlo Park, CA3,74381499580
Nome, AK3,7451,2271,1742,401
Ballinger, TX3,7444572,1762,632
Source: The Ballinger, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.