Annual Crime In High Springs (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHigh Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime95n/a (estimate)1,5452,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHigh Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape2n/a32.539.642.6
Robbery1n/a16.379.386.2
Assault10n/a162.7260.8246.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)211385381
Burglary19n/a309.1337.7376.0
Theft62n/a1,008.61,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a16.3193.3228.9
Property crime82n/a (estimate)1,3342,2822,200

Key findings

  • High Springs crime rates are 40% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in High Springs are 44% lower than the national average
  • In High Springs you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • High Springs is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in High Springs has decreased by 23%

High Springs crime map

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      Daily Crime In High Springs (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in High Springs on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in High Springs (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 1.73 times less than the state average and 1.67 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in High Springs on a daily basis are 1.82 times less than than Florida average and 1.80 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in High Springs are 1.71 times less than the daily state average and 1.65 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is High Springs (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in High Springs, FL compared to other areas of Florida, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it shows that High Springs is safer than 69% of Florida cities, and 56% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Florida, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than High Springs. At this time, High Springs sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in High Springs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in High Springs is 1 in 473
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in High Springs is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in High Springs is 1 in 65
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in High Springs? If you reside in High Springs, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 473. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 75 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in High Springs, is 1 in 65.

      Year Over Year Crime In High Springs (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether High Springs is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in High Springs has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in High Springs has decreased by 24% year over year. The number of total crimes in High Springs has decreased by 23% year over year.

      High Springs police department

      ItemHigh SpringsFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1731,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.23.3
      There are a total of 17 High Springs police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.5% less than the Florida average and 4.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Trenton, FL2,3152851,1401,424
      Newberry, FL5,4103422,0242,366
      Fort White, FL8174482,6583,106
      Alachua, FL9,5535332,5983,131
      Spring Ridge, FL4214702,7843,254
      La Crosse, FL2594902,9023,392
      Worthington Springs, FL5505403,2013,741
      High Springs, FL5,6782111,3341,545

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monaca, PA5,6781461,1291,275
      Union, KY5,67769638707
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      Luling, TX5,6795851,6222,208
      Vine Grove, KY5,680321,4911,523
      High Springs, FL5,6782111,3341,545
      Source: The High Springs, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.