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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 53%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Acres/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,222 (estimate)2,7482,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a34.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a89.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a294.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)189 (estimate)424381
Burglaryn/an/an/a326.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a152.6228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,033 (estimate)2,3242,200

Key findings

  • Highland Acres crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland Acres are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Highland Acres you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland Acres is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Highland Acres has decreased by 5%

Highland Acres crime map

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The Highland Acres crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Highland Acres as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Highland Acres crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland Acres

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland Acres is 1 in 531
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Acres is 1 in 97
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Acres is 1 in 82

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

      Highland Acres police department

      ItemHighland AcresDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

      Sex offenders in Delaware

      StateTotal offendersDelaware /100KNational /100K
      Delaware4,039505266
      There are a total of 4,039 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 505 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 90% greater than the national average.

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      Source: The Highland Acres, DE 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.