Highland, IN
Crime Rates


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Highland, IN crime analytics

The crime rate in Highland is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Highland is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Highland is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, Highland has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Highland compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Highland with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Highland's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

For Highland, 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 than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1911, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Highland's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Highland 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 Highland is one in 41.

Highland Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Highland Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Highland 0.52
Indiana 3.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,911

in Highland

1 in 258

in Indiana
Population: 22,936
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 1 * 8 2
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.04 0.35 0.09
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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)

Highland 24.63
Indiana 25.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Highland

1 in 39

in Indiana
Highland Property CRIMES
Population: 22,936
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 48 483 34
Rate per 1,000 2.09 21.06 1.48
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 Crimes Per Square Mile

Highland 83
Indiana 31