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Total crime 73%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 72%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime27n/a (estimate)7032,6672,580
Murder1n/a26.15.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.079.386.2
Assault2n/a52.1260.8246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)78385381
Burglary1n/a26.1337.7376.0
Theft19n/a495.01,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a104.2193.3228.9
Property crime24n/a (estimate)6252,2822,200

Key findings

  • Highland Beach crime rates are 73% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland Beach are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Highland Beach you have a 1 in 143 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland Beach is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Highland Beach has decreased by 26%

Highland Beach crime map

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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 1280
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Beach is 1 in 160
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Beach is 1 in 143

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Palm Beach, FL1,3090138138
      Gulf Stream, FL6600338338
      Parkland, FL28,354113711823
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46798785883
      Golf, FL2131569221,077
      Hillsboro Pines, FL5101569221,077
      Sea Ranch Lakes, FL66301,3351,335
      Highland Beach, FL3,68978625703

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Boulevard Park, WA3,6891781,6761,854
      Pantops, VA3,68877644721
      Village Green, NY3,6882279321,158
      Harrington, DE3,6881,1212,8703,990
      Independence, MN3,68742380422
      Highland Beach, FL3,68978625703
      Source: The Highland Beach, 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.