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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 24%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsHighland/100k peopleSt. Paul/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12,9601,747 (estimate)4,1772,3152,489
Murder28n/a9.02.15.0
Rape236n/a76.143.442.6
Robbery542n/a174.755.881.6
Assault946n/a304.9135.1250.2
Violent crime1,752145 (estimate)565236379
Burglary2,038n/a656.9282.4340.5
Theft6,751n/a2,175.91,597.51,549.5
Vehicle theft2,419n/a779.7198.9219.9
Property crime11,2081,602 (estimate)3,6122,0792,110

Key findings

  • Highland crime rates are 30% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Highland you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland is safer than 94% of the cities in Minnesota
  • Year over year crime in St. Paul has increased by 8%

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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)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland is 1 in 690
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland is 1 in 58

      Year Over Year Crime In St. Paul (per 100,000 people)

      St. Paul police department

      ItemHighlandSt. PaulMinnesota
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7927927,759
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.71.8
      There are a total of 792 Highland police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the St. Paul average and 51.2% greater than the Minnesota average.

      Sex offenders in Minnesota

      StateTotal offendersMinnesota /100KNational /100K
      Minnesota1,28326266
      There are a total of 1,283 sex offenders in Minnesota. This yields a total of 26 sex offenders in Minnesota per 100,000 residents which is 90% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Osseo, MN2,61203636
      Dellwood, MN1,20633292325
      North Oaks, MN4,83261540601
      Grant, MN4,13461540601
      Rosemount, MN23,09984585669
      Lake Elmo, MN8,44583729812
      Lilydale, MN79195840935
      St. Paul, MN297,1605653,6124,177

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cincinnati, OH298,0118454,3035,147
      Anchorage, AK299,3211,2454,2615,506
      Stockton, CA301,4431,3973,9445,340
      Pittsburgh, PA305,3055793,0163,595
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5292972,9983,295
      St. Paul, MN297,1605653,6124,177
      Source: The Highland, St. Paul, MN 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.