The Highlands crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Highlands as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Highlands crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Highlands is 39% higher than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 10.45 daily crimes that occur in Highlands.
Highlands is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
In Highlands you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Highlands has decreased by 56%.
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highlands is 1 in 473
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highlands is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Highlands is 1 in 27
Year Over Year Crime In Highlands (per 100,000 people)
Highlands police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
There are a total of 12 Highlands police officers. This results in 12.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 168.2% greater than the North Carolina average and 293.9% greater than the National average.
Sex offenders in North Carolina
North Carolina /100K
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.
Source: The Highlands, NC 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.