Highland Park, IL
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Highland Park, IL crime analytics


Highland Park is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (67%) and also has a lower crime rate than 52% of the communities in Illinois, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Highland Park is one in 92 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Highland Park is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Highland Park has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Highland Park is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Highland Park, 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 Park than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1293, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Highland Park is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Highland Park than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 99.

Highland Park Crime Data

 
Crime Index

67

(100 is safest)


Safer than 67% of U.S. Cities

Highland Park Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

299

322

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.77

10.05

10.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Highland Park 0.77
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,293

in Highland Park

1 in 261

in Illinois
Highland Park VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 29,743
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 0 16
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.24 0.00 0.54
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
Highland Park 10.05
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 99

in Highland Park

1 in 50

in Illinois
Highland Park Property CRIMES
Population: 29,743
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 37 242 20
Rate per 1,000 1.24 8.14 0.67
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

Highland Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Highland Park 26
Illinois 33