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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 67%
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 Lakes/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)867 (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)135 (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)732 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Highland Lakes crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland Lakes are 65% lower than the national average
  • In Highland Lakes you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland Lakes is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Highland Lakes has decreased by 4%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland Lakes

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland Lakes is 1 in 741
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Lakes is 1 in 137
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Lakes is 1 in 116

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

      Highland Lakes police department

      ItemHighland LakesAlabamaNational
      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
      Shoal Creek, AL1,44873395468
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,52982442523
      Westover, AL1,315140756895
      Helena, AL17,630315676990
      Brook Highland, AL6,6041699161,085
      Meadowbrook, AL8,5341829881,171
      Mountain Brook, AL20,532791,1191,198
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860135732867

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Glen Head, NY4,86091374465
      Bulverde, TX4,8591521,6551,807
      Swannanoa, NC4,8583052,0112,316
      Eagleville, PA4,8631838931,076
      Bay Hill, FL4,863100593693
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860135732867
      Source: The Highland Lakes, 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.