Highland Lake, NJ
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Highland Lake has an overall crime rate of 13 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 Lake is 1 in 80. How does Highland Lake fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Highland Lake's crime rate is lower than approximately 52% of New Jersey communities.

How does the crime rate in Highland Lake compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Highland Lake 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 Lake'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 Lake 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 Lake.

For Highland Lake, 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 Lake than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4933, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Highland Lake; 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 Lake Crime Data

 
Crime Index

59

(100 is safest)


Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

Highland Lake Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

61

62

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.20

12.37

12.57

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Highland Lake 0.20
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,933

in Highland Lake

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Highland Lake VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,933
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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 Lake 12.37
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 81

in Highland Lake

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Highland Lake Property CRIMES
Population: 4,933
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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 Lake Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Highland Lake 10
New Jersey 69

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