Balch Springs, TX Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,070
Total Crimes
4,194.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
69.35%
Above National Average
561 out of 615
In Texas
8,880 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Balch Springs, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Balch Springs is 4,194.3 per 100,000 people. That's 69.35% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 49.28% higher than the Texas total crime rate of 2,809.6 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Balch Springs SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
3
Commute
3

How Does Balch Springs Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Balch Springs
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,070 4,194.3 2,809.6 2,476.7
Murder 2 7.8 4.9 5.0
Robbery 33 129.4 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 116 454.7 263.0 250.2
Violent Crime 165 646.8 418.9 366.7
Burglary 100 392.0 392.8 340.5
Larceny 581 2,277.4 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 224 878.1 267.2 219.9
Property Crime 905 3,547.5 2,390.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Balch Springs

165.0
Violent Crimes
646.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
76.38%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 154.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Balch Springs each year. That compares to a 1 in 238.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Balch Springs is 646.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 76.38% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 54.39% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 418.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Balch Springs

905.0
Property Crimes
3,547.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
68.14%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 28.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Balch Springs each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Balch Springs is 3,547.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 68.14% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 48.39% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,390.7 per 100,000 people.

Balch Springs Crime Compared To Texas Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Texas.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Balch Springs

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Dallas, TX 1,363,295 57,043 4,184.2 3,321.3 862.9
Garland, TX 244,277 7,049 2,885.7 2,583.5 302.1
Mesquite, TX 143,078 5,882 4,111.0 3,632.3 478.8
Richardson, TX 123,893 2,457 1,983.2 1,839.5 143.7
Rowlett, TX 63,863 1,026 1,606.6 1,428.1 178.5
DeSoto, TX 54,026 1,364 2,524.7 2,198.9 325.8
Rockwall, TX 46,096 790 1,713.8 1,605.3 108.5
Duncanville, TX 39,430 1,270 3,220.9 2,779.6 441.3
Sachse, TX 26,926 198 735.3 687.1 48.3
University Park, TX 25,434 195 766.7 743.1 23.6
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