Reported Annual Crime In Highland Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Heights/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime75n/a (estimate)1,0822,4592,962
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Heights/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a045
Rape0n/a03337
Robbery2n/a2976102
Assault2n/a29100233
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)58212366
Burglary12n/a173527543
Theft57n/a8221,5771,837
Vehicle theft2n/a29143216
Property crime71n/a (estimate)1,0242,2472,596
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Highland Heights, KY is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Highland Heights, KY. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Highland Heights, KY averages 56% lower than the rest of Kentucky while the rate of crime on a national scale is 63% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Highland Heights, KY is 73% lower than the average rate of crime in Kentucky and 84% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 54% lower than the remainder of the state of Kentucky and 61% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Highland Heights, KY area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Highland Heights is 63% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.96 daily crimes that occur in Highland Heights.
  • Highland Heights is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Highland Heights you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Highland Heights has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Highland Heights (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Highland Heights, KY is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Kentucky and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Highland Heights, KY are 2.27 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.74 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Highland Heights, KY are 3.67 times less than than Kentucky and 6.34 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Highland Heights, KY are 2.19 times less than than Kentucky and 2.54 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Highland Heights (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Highland Heights, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Highland Heights, KY being safer than 63% of cities in Kentucky and 82% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Kentucky cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Highland Heights, KY. In conclusion, Highland Heights, KY now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland Heights is 1 in 1734
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Heights is 1 in 98
The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Heights is 1 in 93
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Highland Heights, KY? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Highland Heights, KY, then there is a 1 in 1734 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 98. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 93 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Highland Heights, KY.

Year Over Year Crime In Highland Heights (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Highland Heights, KY is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Highland Heights, KY has increased by 314% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 1% year over year. Total crimes for Highland Heights, KY has increased by 6% in the same time frame.

Highland Heights police department

ItemHighland HeightsKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)135,359504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.83.3
There are a total of 13 Highland Heights police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.2% less than the Kentucky average and 43% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kentucky

StateTotal offendersKentucky /100KNational /100K
Kentucky6,639162222
There are a total of 6,639 sex offenders in Kentucky. This yields a total of 162 sex offenders in Kentucky per 100,000 residents which is 27% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Verona, KY1,57318306324
Crescent Springs, KY3,90121364386
Crestview Hills, KY3,12322368390
Coldstream, OH1,37325370394
Terrace Park, OH2,27927413440
Highland Heights, KY6,888581,0241,082

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Riverside, MD6,8864102,8583,268
Ewa Villages, HI6,8852853,5463,831
Beacon Square, FL6,8924853,7244,209
Highland Heights, KY6,888581,0241,082
Source: The Highland Heights, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2014. 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.