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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 32%
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/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,118n/a (estimate)2,0082,5812,346
Murder2n/a3.65.66.5
Rape7n/a12.634.238.4
Robbery67n/a120.4113.673.9
Assault303n/a544.3288.7279.7
Violent crime379n/a (estimate)681442388
Burglary126n/a226.3369.7314.2
Theft363n/a652.11,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft250n/a449.1427.6246.0
Property crime739n/a (estimate)1,3282,1391,958

Key findings

  • Highland crime rates are 14% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland are 76% higher than the national average
  • In Highland you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Highland has decreased by 12%

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

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      Daily Crime In Highland (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Highland on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Highland (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.29 times less than the state average and 1.17 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Highland on a daily basis are 1.54 times more than than California average and 1.76 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Highland are 1.61 times less than the daily state average and 1.48 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Highland (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Highland to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Highland safe? The gauges above illustrate that Highland is safer than 16% of every city located within California along with 15% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Highland, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland is 1 in 147
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland is 1 in 50
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Highland, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 147. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 76 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 is 1 in 50.

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

      A good indicator of whether Highland is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Highland has increased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Highland has decreased by 18% year over year. The number of total crimes in Highland has decreased by 12% year over year.

      Highland police department

      ItemHighlandCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California 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
      Yucaipa, CA52,8862821,1091,391
      Fontana, CA205,2283081,1561,464
      Beaumont, CA42,1912191,6531,872
      Grand Terrace, CA12,3932771,6691,946
      Oak Glen, CA7863411,6521,994
      Running Springs, CA4,6243731,8062,179
      Highgrove, CA4,5374031,9512,355
      Highland, CA54,4906811,3282,008

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rosemead, CA54,5073491,6552,004
      Dublin, CA54,5231631,3241,487
      Normal, IL54,5342761,7011,978
      Mount Prospect, IL54,55254858911
      Sarasota, FL54,4255922,7493,341
      Highland, CA54,4906811,3282,008
      Source: The Highland, CA 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.