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Total crime 106%
Violent crime 444%
Property crime 45%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Park/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime549n/a (estimate)5,1292,0222,489
Murder2n/a18.75.65.0
Rape16n/a149.572.442.6
Robbery43n/a401.853.681.6
Assault160n/a1,494.9305.9250.2
Violent crime221n/a (estimate)2,065437379
Burglary57n/a532.6286.1340.5
Theft203n/a1,896.71,121.31,549.5
Vehicle theft68n/a635.3177.7219.9
Property crime328n/a (estimate)3,0651,5852,110

Key findings

  • Highland Park crime rates are 106% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland Park are 444% higher than the national average
  • In Highland Park you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland Park is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Highland Park has increased by 4%

Highland Park crime map

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

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

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Highland Park, MI per 100,000 people. In Highland Park, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.54 times more than the Michigan average and 2.06 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Highland Park is 4.72 times more than the Michigan average and 5.44 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Highland Park has a daily crime rate that is 1.93 times more than the Michigan average and 1.45 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Highland Park (higher is better)

      Is Highland Park safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Michigan as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Highland Park to other cities in the state and across the country, Highland Park is 2% safer than other cities of Michigan and 4% safer than other cities in the nation. Highland Park has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland Park is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Park is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Park is 1 in 20
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Highland Park, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 49. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 33 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Highland Park is 1 in 20.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Highland Park, Michigan (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Highland Park has increased by 19%, the amount of property crime in Highland Park has decreased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Highland Park has increased by 4% year over year.

      Highland Park police department

      ItemHighland ParkMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)910,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.82.13.3
      There are a total of 9 Highland Park police officers. This results in 0.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62.7% less than the Michigan average and 76.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Michigan

      StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
      Michigan40,460414266
      There are a total of 40,460 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 414 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 56% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bingham Farms, MI1,11261222284
      Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI2,93369249317
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,51769249317
      Huntington Woods, MI6,3300364364
      Berkley, MI15,23958349407
      Clawson, MI12,00859435494
      Pleasant Ridge, MI2,5620609609
      Highland Park, MI10,9782,0653,0655,129

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Corning, NY10,9784671,7872,255
      Browns Mills, NJ10,9832811,8162,097
      Canyon Lake, CA10,985132652784
      Trophy Club, TX10,9878491499
      Delhi, CA10,9686613,4964,158
      Highland Park, MI10,9782,0653,0655,129
      Source: The Highland Park, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.