Highland Park, IL
Crime Rates



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Highland Park, IL 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

Highland Park has an overall crime rate of 12 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Highland Park is 1 in 83. How does Highland Park fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Highland Park's crime rate is lower than approximately 48% of Illinois communities.

However, 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 1984, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Highland Park; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Highland Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

58

(100 is safest)


Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

Highland Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

343

358

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.50

11.52

12.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Highland Park 0.50
Illinois 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,984

in Highland Park

1 in 228

in Illinois

Highland Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 29,767
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 3 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.07 0.10 0.34

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Highland Park 11.52
Illinois 20.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 87

in Highland Park

1 in 50

in Illinois

Highland Park Property CRIMES

Population: 29,767
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 40 277 26
Rate per 1,000 1.34 9.31 0.87

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Highland Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Highland Park 29
Illinois 34