Reported Annual Crime In Highland Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Park/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime180n/a (estimate)1,9903,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Park/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape0n/a0.044.638.6
Robbery2n/a22.1116.3101.9
Assault0n/a0.0246.6237.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)22412373
Burglary11n/a121.6557.2491.4
Theft154n/a1,702.62,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a143.7245.7220.2
Property crime178n/a (estimate)1,9682,8312,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Highland Park, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Highland Park, TX is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Highland Park, TX crime rates are 39% lower than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 30% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Highland Park, TX has a rate that is 95% lower than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 94% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Highland Park, TX is 30% lower than its state's mean, and 21% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Highland Park is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.45 daily crimes that occur in Highland Park.
  • Highland Park is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Highland Park you have a 1 in 51 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 above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Highland Park, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In Highland Park, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.63 times less than the Texas average and 1.44 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Highland Park, TX are 18.64 times less than the Texas average and 16.85 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Highland Park, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.44 times less than the Texas average and 1.26 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Highland Park (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Highland Park, TX area in comparison to other Texas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Highland Park, TX being safer than 82% of cities in Texas and 74% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Texas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Highland Park, TX. In conclusion, Highland Park, TX now ranks above average in comparison to all 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 4523
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Park is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Park is 1 in 51
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Highland Park, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Highland Park, TX you have a 1 in 4523 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Highland Park, TX.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Highland Park, TX is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Highland Park, TX has decreased by 61%, the amount of property crime in Highland Park, TX has decreased by 17%, and the total amount of crime in Highland Park, TX has decreased by 18% year to year.

Highland Park police department

ItemHighland ParkTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6846,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents7.73.03.3
There are a total of 68 Highland Park police officers. This results in 7.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 155% greater than the Texas average and 134.7% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Paul, TX1,27067463530
Murphy, TX19,15482605687
Sunnyvale, TX5,4801349211,055
University Park, TX23,761121,1571,169
Sachse, TX21,790571,1241,181
Highland Park, TX8,796221,9681,990

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lancaster, SC8,8018274,5455,372
Delta, CO8,8012423,7423,983
Brandywine, MD8,7913721,8832,255
Smithville, MO8,791549591,013
Lapeer, MI8,8013434,0134,356
Highland Park, TX8,796221,9681,990
Source: The Highland Park, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.