Highland Mills, NY
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With a crime rate of 48 per one thousand residents, Highland Mills 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 21. Within New York, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Highland Mills.

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

For Highland Mills, 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 Mills than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1209, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Highland Mills is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Highland Mills, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 47 per one thousand population.

Highland Mills Crime Data

 
Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Highland Mills Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

512

521

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.83

47.06

47.89

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Highland Mills 0.83
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,209

in Highland Mills

1 in 263

in New York State
Highland Mills VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,879
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 Mills 47.06
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in Highland Mills

1 in 62

in New York State
Highland Mills Property CRIMES
Population: 10,879
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 Mills Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Highland Mills 17
New York State 41