North Highlands, CA
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North Highlands, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in North Highlands is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in North Highlands is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, North Highlands is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, North Highlands has a crime rate that is higher than 71% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare North Highlands to other communities of similar population, then North Highlands crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how North Highlands does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how North Highlands does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in North Highlands.

For North Highlands, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in North Highlands is one in 149.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that North Highlands's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes North Highlands a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in North Highlands is one in 44.

Importantly, we found that North Highlands has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in North Highlands is one in 344.

North Highlands Crime Data

 

Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

North Highlands Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

298

1,001

1,299

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.72

22.56

29.27

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Highlands 6.72
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 149

in North Highlands

1 in 235

in California

North Highlands VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 44,377
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Highlands 22.56
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in North Highlands

1 in 38

in California

North Highlands Property CRIMES

Population: 44,377
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

North Highlands Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North Highlands 147
California 90