Reported Annual Crime In Highland

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime771n/a (estimate)3,4152,8162,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighland/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.3
Rape0n/a0.039.441.7
Robbery19n/a84.299.098.0
Assault17n/a75.3254.6248.9
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)159399394
Burglary69n/a305.6452.1430.4
Theft632n/a2,799.31,733.81,694.4
Vehicle theft34n/a150.6231.0237.4
Property crime735n/a (estimate)3,2562,4172,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Highland, IN. All reported Highland, IN crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Highland, IN overall crime rate is 21% higher than in comparison to the Indiana average; and is also 24% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Highland, IN, the rate is 60% lower than compared to the Indiana average, and 60% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Highland, IN comes in at 35% higher than to the average seen in Indiana, and 38% higher than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Highland is 24% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.36 daily crimes that occur in Highland.
  • Highland is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Highland you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Highland has increased by 36%.

Compare Highland, IN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Highland (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Highland, IN is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Indiana and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Highland, IN are 1.21 times more than the Indiana average and 1.24 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Highland, IN are 2.50 times less than than Indiana and 2.47 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Highland, IN are 1.35 times more than than Indiana and 1.38 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Highland (higher is better)

How safe is Highland, IN compared to other cities in Indiana and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Highland, IN is safer than 46% of the cities in Indiana and 38% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Indiana and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Highland, IN. Overall, Highland, IN is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland is 1 in 628
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland is 1 in 30
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Highland, IN? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Highland, IN, then there is a 1 in 628 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 31. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 30 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Highland, IN.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Highland, IN is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Highland, IN has increased by 231%, while the property crime rate in Highland, IN has increased by 33% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Highland, IN has increased by 36% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Highland police department

ItemHighlandIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)438,766558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.43.3
There are a total of 43 Highland police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.5% less than the Indiana average and 44.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Indiana

StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
Indiana11,165179222
There are a total of 11,165 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 179 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 19% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ogden Dunes, IN1,13856339395
Hometown, IL4,343117653769
Lake Dalecarlia, IN1,508111671782
Glenwood, IL8,853146674821
St. John, IN15,77712835847
Olympia Fields, IL4,888155709864
Dyer, IN16,13325851876
Highland, IN23,1071593,2563,415

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Munster, IN23,1031012,0182,119
Webster Groves, MO23,111118727845
Dolton, IL23,1136563,0033,659
Rosemount, MN23,09958858915
Landover, MD23,1247423,2994,041
Highland, IN23,1071593,2563,415
Source: The Highland, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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