Reported Annual Crime In Highlands

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighlands/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime30n/a (estimate)6201,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighlands/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery2n/a41.3100.4102.8
Assault6n/a124.0124.2248.5
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)165245386
Burglary4n/a82.7282.7468.9
Theft17n/a351.41,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a20.7126.6236.9
Property crime22n/a (estimate)4551,5452,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Highlands, NJ. These figures on reported criminal activity in Highlands, NJ, 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 Highlands, NJ is 65% lower than the average of the whole of the state of New Jersey, and when compared with the national average, is 78% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Highlands, NJ has 33% lower than violent crime rate than New Jersey average, while remaining 57% lower than the national average. In property crime, Highlands, NJ is 71% lower than the average of New Jersey and is 81% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Navesink, NJ1,63834217251
Atlantic Beach, NY1,61353217270
Sea Bright, NJ1,349150150301
East Atlantic Beach, NY2,22959243301
Matawan, NJ8,75923395418
Belford, NJ1,43467420486
Rumson, NJ7,04529552581
Highlands, NJ4,985165455620

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Highlands is 78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.7 daily crimes that occur in Highlands.
  • Highlands is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Highlands you have a 1 in 162 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Highlands has decreased by 53%.

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Daily Crime In Highlands (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Highlands, NJ per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Jersey as well as national figures. In Highlands, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 2.89 times less than the New Jersey average and 4.58 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Highlands, NJ are 1.48 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.34 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Highlands, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 3.40 times less than the New Jersey average and 5.39 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Highlands (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Highlands, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Highlands, NJ safer than 47% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 74% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in New Jersey, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Highlands, NJ. At this time, Highlands, NJ sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highlands

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highlands is 1 in 605
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highlands is 1 in 220
The chance of being a victim of crime in Highlands is 1 in 162
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Highlands, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Highlands, NJ you have a 1 in 605 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 220 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 162 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Highlands, NJ.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Highlands, NJ 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 Highlands, NJ has increased by 62%, the amount of property crime in Highlands, NJ has decreased by 63%, and the total amount of crime in Highlands, NJ has decreased by 53% year to year.

Highlands police department

ItemHighlandsNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1614,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.25.73.3
There are a total of 16 Highlands police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.8% less than the New Jersey average and 2.7% 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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Rainsville, AL4,9841592,4372,596
Kenneth City, FL4,9863732,7483,121
Crystal Springs, MS4,9832252,2202,444
Schlusser, PA4,9881911,0531,244
Osceola, IA4,9811211,8892,010
Highlands, NJ4,985165455620
Source: The Highlands, 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.