Ballinger

3 reviews
  1. Town in Texas
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Real Estate
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$65,100
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$611
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    191
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    136
    37
  • Robbery
    0
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,308
    575
  • Theft
    1,962
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    27
    257

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$27,917
National
$53,046
Children
24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    14%

    Reviews

    3 reviews
    • Excellent
      1
    • Very Good
      1
    • Average
      1
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      0
    Ballinger is a small community in West Texas. A strong sense of tradition and community is here. A warm, friendly, inviting little town.
    • Current Resident
    • 3 months ago
    The crime isn't bad in my neighborhood but there is certain areas where it is worse and not handled properly
    • Parent
    • 7 months ago
    It's a good safe area.
    • Parent
    • 7 months ago