Reported Annual Crime In Highlands

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighlands/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35n/a (estimate)7301,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighlands/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape0n/a0.016.741.7
Robbery2n/a41.787.798.0
Assault2n/a41.7120.8248.9
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)83229383
Burglary7n/a146.0265.3430.4
Theft24n/a500.71,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0135.1237.4
Property crime31n/a (estimate)6471,5562,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Highlands, NJ. These figures on reported criminal activity in Highlands, NJ, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Highlands, NJ is 59% lower than the average of the whole of the state of New Jersey, and when compared with the national average, is 73% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Highlands, NJ has 64% lower than violent crime rate than New Jersey average, while remaining 78% lower than the national average. In property crime, Highlands, NJ is 58% lower than the average of New Jersey and is 73% lower than the national average.

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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 73% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2 daily crimes that occur in Highlands.
  • Highlands is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Highlands you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Highlands has decreased by 45%.

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Daily Crime In Highlands (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Highlands, NJ per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Jersey as well as national figures. In Highlands, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 2.44 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.76 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Highlands, NJ are 2.74 times less than the New Jersey average and 4.59 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Highlands, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 2.41 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.65 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Highlands (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Highlands, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Highlands, NJ safer than 49% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 77% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in New Jersey, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Highlands, NJ. At this time, Highlands, NJ sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highlands

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highlands is 1 in 1199
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highlands is 1 in 155
The chance of being a victim of crime in Highlands is 1 in 137
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Highlands, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Highlands, NJ you have a 1 in 1199 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 155 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Highlands, NJ.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Highlands, NJ is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Highlands, NJ has decreased by 19%, the amount of property crime in Highlands, NJ has decreased by 47%, and the total amount of crime in Highlands, NJ has decreased by 45% year to year.

Highlands police department

ItemHighlandsNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1614,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.25.73.3
There are a total of 16 Highlands police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.8% less than the New Jersey average and 2.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Atlantic Beach, NY1,57450212263
East Atlantic Beach, NY2,03156237293
Matawan, NJ8,8940317317
Sea Bright, NJ1,3330364364
Fair Haven, NJ6,0330420420
Navesink, NJ1,69955371426
Belford, NJ1,57363429492
Highlands, NJ4,90083647730

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Edenton, NC4,9001,1612,4473,608
Walkertown, NC4,9002781,9402,218
Raeford, NC4,8992973,7774,074
Cochran, GA4,9014373,2613,699
Eagleton Village, TN4,9025192,3402,859
Highlands, NJ4,90083647730
Source: The Highlands, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.