Highland Park, MI
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Highland Park, MI 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

With a crime rate of 46 per one thousand residents, Highland Park has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22. Within Michigan, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Highland Park.

Importantly, when you compare Highland Park to other communities of similar population, then Highland Park crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Highland Park 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 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, 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 Highland Park is one in 66.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Highland Park experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Highland Park's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Highland Park 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 Park is one in 32.

Importantly, we found that Highland Park 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 Highland Park is one in 148.

Highland Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Highland Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

167

338

505

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

15.25

30.87

46.12

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Highland Park 15.25
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 66

in Highland Park

1 in 241

in Michigan

Highland Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,949
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 9 47 106
Rate per 1,000 0.46 0.82 4.29 9.68

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 30.87
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Highland Park

1 in 53

in Michigan

Highland Park Property CRIMES

Population: 10,949
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 65 199 74
Rate per 1,000 5.94 18.18 6.76

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 170
Michigan 28