Ballard County, KY Arrest Records

Ballard County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.50 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Boone, McCracken, Laurel, Pulaski, Shelby counties in Kentucky.
Ballard County, KY property crime rate is 6.33 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 24 burglary related arrests in 2016 that increased by 60.00% compared to 2015.

Ballard County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ballard County in 2016 increased by 10% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 3 to 4 while non-violent crime increased by 8.51% from 47 to 51.

5 Crimes In Ballard County, KY in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Burglary 24
Larceny-theft 22
Motor vehicle theft 5
Aggravated assault 2
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ballard County increased by 33.33% from 2015 and decreased by 0% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 4. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ballard County was 89.42% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.05%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Ballard County increased by 8.51% from 2015 and decreased by 65.77% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 149 to 51. In 2016 property crime rate in Ballard County was 77.72% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.633%.

How Ballard stands up against other counties

Ballard vs. Lyon

You’ll be in more risk in Ballard compared to Lyon county that had 47.37% lower crime rate compared to Ballard county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Lyon county.
Burglary rates of 2.9799 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.6111 in Lyon county.

Names with the most arrests in Ballard

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Ballard, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 33.75% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ballard County is 0.79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.87 daily crimes that occur in Ballard County.
  • Ballard, KY is more violent than Lyon.
  • In Ballard County you have a 1 in 146 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ballard, KY have increased by 10%.

Names in Ballard County