Annual Crime In Ballwin (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBallwin/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime254n/a (estimate)8423,1492,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBallwin/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.09.95.0
Rape2n/a6.647.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.084.886.2
Assault7n/a23.2359.8246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)30502381
Burglary20n/a66.3444.9376.0
Theft205n/a679.91,878.81,594.6
Vehicle theft20n/a66.3323.4228.9
Property crime245n/a (estimate)8132,6472,200

Key findings

  • Ballwin crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ballwin are 92% lower than the national average
  • In Ballwin you have a 1 in 119 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ballwin is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ballwin has increased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Ballwin (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Ballwin, MO per 100,000 people. In Ballwin, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 3.74 times less than the Missouri average and 3.06 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Ballwin is 16.82 times less than the Missouri average and 12.75 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Ballwin has a daily crime rate that is 3.26 times less than the Missouri average and 2.71 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Ballwin (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Ballwin compared to every other city in Missouri, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Ballwin ranks safer than 83% of every city located within Missouri along with 87% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Missouri and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Ballwin, MO is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ballwin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ballwin is 1 in 3351
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ballwin is 1 in 124
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ballwin is 1 in 119
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Ballwin, MO? If you reside in Ballwin, then there is a 1 in 3351 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 124. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 119 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ballwin.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Ballwin is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Ballwin has decreased by 17% and the rate of property crime in Ballwin has increased by 5%. The total crime rate in Ballwin has increased by 4% year to year.

      Ballwin police department

      ItemBallwinMissouriNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5912,115558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.73.3
      There are a total of 59 Ballwin police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 48.1% less than the Missouri average and 40.4% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Missouri

      StateTotal offendersMissouri /100KNational /100K
      Missouri19,657344266
      There are a total of 19,657 sex offenders in Missouri. This yields a total of 344 sex offenders in Missouri per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cottleville, MO4,20588265353
      LaBarque Creek, MO1,92770372442
      Grantwood Village, MO1,01370372442
      Clarkson Valley, MO2,6380460460
      Glendale, MO5,91751544595
      Byrnes Mill, MO2,84766564630
      Lakeshire, MO1,64172644716
      Ballwin, MO30,43130813842

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Westfield, NJ30,43813723736
      Algonquin, IL30,41387851937
      Aiken, SC30,4033898031,192
      Estero, FL30,4701669861,152
      Clearfield, UT30,4831871,4641,651
      Ballwin, MO30,43130813842
      Source: The Ballwin, MO 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.