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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 4%
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 City/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,662 (estimate)2,6672,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a260.8246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)384 (estimate)385381
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,278 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • Highland City crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland City are 1% higher than the national average
  • In Highland City you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland City is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Highland City has decreased by 9%

Highland City crime map

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland City is 1 in 261
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland City is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland City is 1 in 38

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

      Highland City police department

      ItemHighland CityFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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.

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      Polk City, FL2,1322071,2261,433
      Eagle Lake, FL2,4112101,2441,454
      Lake Alfred, FL5,3531481,4961,644
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      Lakeland Highlands, FL12,4262711,6051,875
      Mulberry, FL3,9252861,6951,981
      Jan Phyl Village, FL4,8023271,9372,264
      Highland City, FL10,1003842,2782,662

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      Oak Hills, CA10,1014912,6123,103
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      Silver City, NM10,1039093,6294,539
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      Roma, TX10,093217713930
      Highland City, FL10,1003842,2782,662
      Source: The Highland City, 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.