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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 56%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBallard/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,142 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)181 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)962 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Ballard crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ballard are 53% lower than the national average
  • In Ballard you have a 1 in 88 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ballard is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ballard has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Ballard (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ballard

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ballard is 1 in 554
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ballard is 1 in 105
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ballard is 1 in 88

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

      Ballard police department

      ItemBallardCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

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      Santa Ynez, CA4,468116618734
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      Ballard, CA3621819621,142

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      Ballard, CA3621819621,142
      Source: The Ballard, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.