Reported Annual Crime In Highland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime114n/a (estimate)1,1542,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape1n/a10.137.538.6
Robbery1n/a10.1115.9101.9
Assault6n/a60.7224.6237.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)81384373
Burglary17n/a172.1361.1491.4
Theft87n/a880.61,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a20.2137.3220.2
Property crime106n/a (estimate)1,0731,9892,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Highland, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Highland, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Highland, IL is 51% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 60% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Highland, IL has 79% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 78% lower than the national average. In property crime, Highland, IL is 46% lower than the average of Illinois and is 57% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Highland is 60% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.16 daily crimes that occur in Highland.
  • Highland is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Highland you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Highland has decreased by 41%.

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Daily Crime In Highland (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Highland, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Highland, IL are 2.06 times less than the Illinois average and 2.48 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Highland, IL are 4.74 times less than than Illinois and 4.60 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Highland, IL are 1.85 times less than than Illinois and 2.32 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Highland (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Highland, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Highland, IL being safer than 65% of cities in Illinois and 79% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Highland, IL. In conclusion, Highland, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland is 1 in 1235
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland is 1 in 94
The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland is 1 in 87
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Highland, 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, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1235. 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 94 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, IL is 1 in 87.

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

A good indicator of whether Highland, IL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Highland, IL has decreased by 60%, while the property crime rate in Highland, IL has decreased by 39% year over year. The number of total crimes in Highland, IL has decreased by 41% year over year.

Highland police department

ItemHighlandIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2730,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
There are a total of 27 Highland police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.1% greater than the Illinois average and 16.5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pierron, IL459000
Aviston, IL2,092143143286
Albers, IL1,1630340340
Holiday Shores, IL2,918137711848
Troy, IL9,931150699848
Highland, IL9,738811,0731,154

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Paris, KY9,7461641,9192,083
Cairo, GA9,7502543,0983,352
Royse City, TX9,7551719901,161
Monticello, AR9,7183813,3053,686
Progress, PA9,7172871,6531,940
Highland, IL9,738811,0731,154
Source: The Highland, IL 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.