Reported Annual Crime In Highwood

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 peopleHighwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime37n/a (estimate)6972,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHighwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a18.846.042.6
Robbery1n/a18.8111.586.2
Assault2n/a37.7239.7246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)75404381
Burglary0n/a0.0306.7376.0
Theft33n/a621.81,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime33n/a (estimate)6221,9332,200
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Highwood, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Highwood, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Highwood, IL averages 70% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 73% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Highwood, IL is 81% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 80% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 68% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 72% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Highwood, IL area.

Highwood crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Highwood is 73% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.91 daily crimes that occur in Highwood.
  • Highwood is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Highwood you have a 1 in 144 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Highwood has decreased by 7%.

Compare Highwood, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Highwood (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Highwood, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Highwood, IL the total number of daily crimes is 3.35 times less than the Illinois average and 3.70 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Highwood, IL is 5.36 times less than the Illinois average and 5.05 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Highwood, IL has a daily crime rate that is 3.11 times less than the Illinois average and 3.54 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Highwood (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Highwood, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Highwood, IL being safer than 77% of cities in Illinois and 86% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Highwood, IL. In conclusion, Highwood, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highwood is 1 in 1327
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highwood is 1 in 161
The chance of being a victim of crime in Highwood is 1 in 144
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Highwood, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Highwood, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1327. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 161 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Highwood, IL is 1 in 144.

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

A good indicator of whether Highwood, IL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Highwood, IL has increased by 34%, while the property crime rate in Highwood, IL has decreased by 10% year over year. The number of total crimes in Highwood, IL has decreased by 7% year over year.

Highwood police department

ItemHighwoodIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1130,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 11 Highwood police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.5% less than the Illinois average and 37.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois32,213263266
There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Third Lake, IL1,26662295356
Knollwood, IL1,72974354428
Green Oaks, IL3,83277368445
Deer Park, IL3,40977368445
Hawthorn Woods, IL7,5900470470
Lake Villa, IL8,916103378481
Lindenhurst, IL14,38090401491
Highwood, IL5,37775622697

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Breinigsville, PA5,378130633763
Goshen, NY5,3782611,0741,335
Twin Lakes, CA5,3782051,0901,294
Bellingham, MA5,3761111,2221,333
Bright, IN5,3752531,4451,699
Highwood, IL5,37775622697
Source: The Highwood, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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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