Highland Heights, OH
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Highland Heights has an overall crime rate of 17 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 Heights is 1 in 60. How does Highland Heights fare compared to other communities in Ohio of all population sizes? Highland Heights's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% of Ohio communities.

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

For Highland Heights, 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 Heights than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2799, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Highland Heights's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Highland Heights 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 Heights is one in 61.

Highland Heights Crime Data

 
Crime Index

45

(100 is safest)


Safer than 45% of U.S. Cities

Highland Heights Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

138

141

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.36

16.44

16.79

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Highland Heights 0.36
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,799

in Highland Heights

1 in 343

in Ohio
Highland Heights VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,396
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 3 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.36 0.00
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 Heights 16.44
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Highland Heights

1 in 39

in Ohio
Highland Heights Property CRIMES
Population: 8,396
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 128 1
Rate per 1,000 1.07 15.25 0.12
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 Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Highland Heights 27
Ohio 33

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