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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 11%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland Park/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime203n/a (estimate)2,2162,6922,346
Murder0n/a0.06.66.5
Rape1n/a10.946.038.4
Robbery3n/a32.891.473.9
Assault0n/a0.0302.5279.7
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)44447388
Burglary41n/a447.6370.7314.2
Theft143n/a1,561.11,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft15n/a163.8287.0246.0
Property crime199n/a (estimate)2,1722,2451,958

Key findings

  • Highland Park crime rates are 6% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland Park are 89% lower than the national average
  • In Highland Park you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland Park is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Highland Park has increased by 2%

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 above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Highland Park, per 100,000 residents. In Highland Park, the total number of daily crimes is 1.21 times less than the Texas average and 1.06 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Highland Park are 10.22 times less than the Texas average and 8.88 times less than the national average. For property crime, Highland Park has a daily crime rate that is 1.03 times less than the Texas average and 1.11 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Highland Park (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Highland Park in comparison to other Texas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Highland Park safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Highland Park being safer than 57% of cities in Texas and 53% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Texas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Highland Park. In conclusion, Highland Park ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      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 2291
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland Park is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland Park is 1 in 46
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Highland Park, Texas you have a 1 in 2291 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Highland Park.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Highland Park, Texas (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 decreased by 55%, the amount of property crime in Highland Park has increased by 5%, and the total amount of crime in Highland Park has increased by 2% year over year.

      Highland Park police department

      ItemHighland ParkTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6846,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents7.73.03.3
      There are a total of 68 Highland Park police officers. This results in 7.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 155% greater than the Texas average and 135.8% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Paul, TX1,23572364437
      Sachse, TX23,32960623683
      Murphy, TX20,01538808846
      Sunnyvale, TX5,871145730875
      University Park, TX24,34616946962
      Hebron, TX4131809071,087
      Coppell, TX40,631691,5121,581
      Highland Park, TX8,986442,1722,216

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clinton, MO8,9896182,8803,498
      Mechanicsburg, PA8,9891451,6011,746
      Independence, OR8,9821241,3841,508
      Toppenish, WA8,9776485,5166,165
      Thomaston, GA8,9764912,4662,957
      Highland Park, TX8,986442,1722,216
      Source: The Highland Park, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.