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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 48%
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 Lake/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,348 (estimate)3,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)210 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,138 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Highland Lake crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland Lake are 45% lower than the national average
  • In Highland Lake you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland Lake is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Highland Lake has decreased by 4%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland Lake

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland Lake is 1 in 477
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Lake is 1 in 88
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Lake is 1 in 75

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

      Highland Lake police department

      ItemHighland LakeAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

      Sex offenders in Alabama

      StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
      Alabama10,698231266
      There are a total of 10,698 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 231 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Steele, AL1,0892799311,210
      Springville, AL4,1992021,0931,295
      Locust Fork, AL1,4042101,1361,346
      Cleveland, AL1,1762191,1881,407
      Blountsville, AL1,9882331,2611,494
      Odenville, AL3,7003971,1371,534
      Ashville, AL2,4902571,3911,647
      Highland Lake, AL3972101,1381,348

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chugcreek, WY3973312,7873,118
      Grayson, LA3977064,3005,006
      Dennard, AR3977714,1284,899
      Glidden, TX3974002,3022,701
      Optima, OK3976694,1294,798
      Highland Lake, AL3972101,1381,348
      Source: The Highland Lake, AL 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.