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

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Hightstown has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Hightstown 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 Hightstown 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 Hightstown.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hightstown occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Hightstown; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 394. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Hightstown 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 Hightstown than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 100.

Hightstown Crime Data

 
Crime Index

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Hightstown Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

55

69

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.54

9.97

12.51

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hightstown 2.54
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 394

in Hightstown

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Hightstown VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,517
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.36 0.00 2.18
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
Hightstown 9.97
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 100

in Hightstown

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Hightstown Property CRIMES
Population: 5,517
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 46 1
Rate per 1,000 1.45 8.34 0.18
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

Hightstown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hightstown 56
New Jersey 69