Highland Heights, KY Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Highland Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Heights/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime71n/a (estimate)1,0232,5733,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Heights/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a045
Rape0n/a03725
Robbery0n/a074109
Assault1n/a1496229
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)14210368
Burglary18n/a259596610
Theft51n/a7351,6291,899
Vehichle theft1n/a14137221
Property crime70n/a (estimate)1,0092,3632,731

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 60% lower than the rest of Kentucky while the rate of crime on a national scale is 66% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Highland Heights, KY is 93% lower than the average rate of crime in Kentucky and 96% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 57% lower than the remainder of the state of Kentucky and 63% 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.

The overall crime rate in Highland Heights is 66% lower than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 2.8 daily crimes that occur in Highland Heights.
Highland Heights is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.
In Highland Heights you have a 1 in 98 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Highland Heights has decreased 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 2.51 times less than than the Kentucky average and 3.03 times less than than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Highland Heights, KY are 14.56 times less than than Kentucky and 25.52 times less than than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Highland Heights, KY are 2.34 times less than than Kentucky and 2.71 times less than than the national average.

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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 74% of cities in Kentucky and 90% 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 6938
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Heights is 1 in 100
The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Heights is 1 in 98

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 6938 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 100. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 98 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 not changed in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Highland Heights, KY has decreased by 6% in the same time frame.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lakeside Park, KY2,71020335355
Madeira, OH8,7130362362
Verona, KY1,57320342362
Crescent Springs, KY3,90124407432
Crestview Hills, KY3,12325412436
Highland Heights, KY6,888141,0091,023

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fayetteville, TN6,8876995,7866,485
Neptune Beach, FL6,8861963,0263,223
Riverside, MD6,8864042,9283,332
Ewa Villages, HI6,8853274,0554,381
Beacon Square, FL6,8925353,8954,430
Highland Heights, KY6,888141,0091,023

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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.