Reported Annual Crime In Highland Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime180n/a (estimate)1,2551,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery1n/a7.0100.4102.8
Assault0n/a0.0124.2248.5
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)7245386
Burglary27n/a188.2282.7468.9
Theft147n/a1,024.71,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a34.9126.6236.9
Property crime179n/a (estimate)1,2481,5452,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Highland Park, NJ. All reported Highland Park, NJ crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Highland Park, NJ overall crime rate is 30% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey average; and is also 56% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Highland Park, NJ, the rate is 97% lower than compared to the New Jersey average, and 98% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Highland Park, NJ comes in at 19% lower than to the average seen in New Jersey, and 49% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,77434217251
Cranbury, NJ2,34738242281
Princeton Junction, NJ2,44439245284
Middlebush, NJ2,34145283328
Griggstown, NJ1,01156354410
Kingston, NJ1,25956355411
Matawan, NJ8,75923395418
Highland Park, NJ14,22471,2481,255

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Highland Park is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.44 daily crimes that occur in Highland Park.
  • Highland Park is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Highland Park you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Highland Park has increased by 26%.

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

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Highland Park, NJ per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national scale. In Highland Park, NJ the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.43 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.26 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Highland Park, NJ is 35.15 times less than the New Jersey average and 55.42 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Highland Park, NJ has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.24 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.96 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Highland Park (higher is better)

How safe is Highland Park, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Highland Park, NJ is safer than 68% of the cities in New Jersey and 85% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Highland Park, NJ. Overall, Highland Park, NJ is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

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 14347
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Park is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Park is 1 in 80
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Highland Park, NJ? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Highland Park, NJ your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 14347. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 81 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Highland Park, NJ is 1 in 80.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Highland Park, NJ is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Highland Park, NJ has decreased by 83% and the rate of property crime in Highland Park, NJ has increased by 30%. The total crime rate in Highland Park, NJ has increased by 26% year to year.

Highland Park police department

ItemHighland ParkNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3314,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.35.73.3
There are a total of 33 Highland Park police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.7% less than the New Jersey average and 28.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

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Olean, NY14,2323203,1093,429
Live Oak, TX14,2131584,5164,675
Highland Park, NJ14,22471,2481,255
Source: The Highland Park, NJ 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.