Highland Beach, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Highland Beach's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in both Florida and the nation. Highland Beach's crime rate is just 3 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Highland Beach is one in 358.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Highland Beach, and we found that the crime rate in Highland Beach is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Highland Beach is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Highland Beach 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 Highland Beach.

For Highland Beach, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Highland Beach than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4295, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Highland Beach compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Highland Beach is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Highland Beach is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Highland Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

92

(100 is safest)


Safer than 92% of U.S. Cities

Highland Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

11

12

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.23

2.56

2.79

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.23
3.87
National Median: 4
    Highland Beach
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,295

in Highland Beach

1 in 258

in Florida

Highland Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,295
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.23

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
2.56
17.85
National Median: 19
    Highland Beach
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 390

in Highland Beach

1 in 56

in Florida

Highland Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 4,295
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 9 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 2.10 0.47

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Highland Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
19
45
National Median: 26.9
    Highland Beach
    Florida