Reported Annual Crime In Highland Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime286n/a (estimate)9622,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape7n/a23.538.340.4
Robbery4n/a13.5139.3102.8
Assault10n/a33.6250.5248.5
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)71436386
Burglary22n/a74.0374.9468.9
Theft231n/a776.81,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a40.4155.5236.9
Property crime265n/a (estimate)8912,0492,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Highland Park, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Highland Park, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Highland Park, IL crime rate is 61% lower than the Illinois average and is 66% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Highland Park, IL has a violent crime rate that is 84% lower than the Illinois average and 82% lower than the national average. For property crime, Highland Park, IL is 57% lower than the Illinois average and 64% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hawthorn Woods, IL7,7271287100
Golf, IL4900198198
Third Lake, IL1,37061288349
Knollwood, IL1,51974349423
Lincolnshire, IL7,27027426453
Kenilworth, IL2,6480468468
Green Oaks, IL3,84483390473
Highland Park, IL29,81971891962

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Highland Park is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.63 daily crimes that occur in Highland Park.
  • Highland Park is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Highland Park you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Highland Park has decreased by 18%.

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

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Highland Park, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Highland Park, IL the total number of daily crimes is 2.58 times less than the Illinois average and 2.95 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Highland Park, IL is 6.18 times less than the Illinois average and 5.47 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Highland Park, IL has a daily crime rate that is 2.30 times less than the Illinois average and 2.75 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Highland Park (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Highland Park, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Highland Park, IL safer than 71% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 83% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Highland Park, IL. At this time, Highland Park, IL sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland Park is 1 in 1417
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Park is 1 in 113
The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Park is 1 in 104
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Highland Park, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Highland Park, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1417. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 113 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Highland Park, IL is 1 in 104.

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

The year over year crime rate for Highland Park, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Highland Park, IL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 18% in Highland Park, IL, while property crimes in Highland Park, IL have decreased by 20%. Crimes in total for Highland Park, IL have decreased by 18% year over year.

Highland Park police department

ItemHighland ParkIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7530,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
There are a total of 75 Highland Park police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% less than the Illinois average and 23.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walnut, CA29,822821,6951,777
Liberty, MO29,8062701,4981,769
Spring Valley CDP (San Diego County), CA29,8415323,0503,582
Cleburne, TX29,7652892,5442,833
Granite City, IL29,7646612,0762,737
Highland Park, IL29,81971891962
Source: The Highland Park, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.