Annual Crime In Balm (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 peopleBalm/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,076 (estimate)2,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBalm/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a260.8246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)155 (estimate)385381
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)921 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • Balm crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Balm are 59% lower than the national average
  • In Balm you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Balm is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Balm has decreased by 14%

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Compare Balm, FL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Balm (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Balm (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Balm

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Balm is 1 in 644
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Balm is 1 in 109
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Balm is 1 in 93

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

      Balm police department

      ItemBalmFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fish Hawk, FL17,2411579311,088
      Apollo Beach, FL16,4822451,4511,696
      Tampa, FL361,4774071,6742,080
      Bloomingdale, FL22,6383061,8142,120
      Valrico, FL36,7743361,9942,330
      Sun City Center, FL21,3453792,2492,628
      Progress Village, FL7,7884052,4032,808
      Balm, FL2,1611559211,076

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Crossville, AL2,1612591,4041,664
      Edgerton, OH2,1621401,0871,227
      Cambridge, IL2,16296335431
      Kalkaska, MI2,162971,0641,161
      Edneyville, NC2,1591701,1241,294
      Balm, FL2,1611559211,076
      Source: The Balm, FL 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.