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Total crime 87%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 86%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12n/a (estimate)3042,1532,346
Murder0n/a0.05.96.5
Rape0n/a0.035.438.4
Robbery0n/a0.062.273.9
Assault1n/a25.3280.1279.7
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)25384388
Burglary0n/a0.0240.6314.2
Theft9n/a228.01,352.71,398.0
Vehicle theft2n/a50.7176.1246.0
Property crime11n/a (estimate)2791,7691,958

Key findings

  • Highland Beach crime rates are 87% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland Beach are 93% lower than the national average
  • In Highland Beach you have a 1 in 330 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland Beach is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Highland Beach has decreased by 73%

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The Highland Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Highland Beach 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 Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland Beach is 1 in 3948
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Beach is 1 in 359
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Beach is 1 in 330

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

      Highland Beach police department

      ItemHighland BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1431,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.94.23.3
      There are a total of 14 Highland Beach police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.9% less than the Florida average and 18.6% greater 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46749296345
      South Palm Beach, FL1,309135337472
      Parkland, FL28,35422562584
      Hillsboro Pines, FL510155715870
      Golf, FL213155715870
      Coconut Creek, FL57,7311411,0641,205
      Seminole Manor, FL2,9252181,0061,224
      Highland Beach, FL3,68925279304

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Boulevard Park, WA3,6891671,5551,722
      Harrington, DE3,6886862,5233,209
      Village Green, NY3,6882369131,149
      Pantops, VA3,68881563644
      Rochester, IL3,687108619727
      Highland Beach, FL3,68925279304
      Source: The Highland Beach, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.