Highlands, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
25
Total Crimes
534.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-77.24%
Below National Average
127 out of 488
In New Jersey
1,669 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Highlands, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Highlands is 534.0 per 100,000 people. That's -77.24% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -60.55% lower than the New Jersey total crime rate of 1,353.6 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Highlands SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
2

How Does Highlands Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Highlands
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 25 534.0 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 3 64.1 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 3 64.1 195.4 387.8
Burglary 4 85.4 146.2 314.2
Larceny 18 384.5 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 0 0.0 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 22 469.9 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Highlands

3
Violent Crimes
64.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-83.48%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,560.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Highlands each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Highlands is 64.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -83.48% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -67.20% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Highlands

22
Property Crimes
469.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-76.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 212.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Highlands each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Highlands is 469.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -76.00% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -59.43% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 per 100,000 people.

Highlands Crime Compared To New Jersey Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in New Jersey.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Highlands

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Tinton Falls, NJ 17,388 248 1,426.3 1,368.8 57.5
Fairview, NJ 14,209 148 1,041.6 922.0 119.6
Rumson, NJ 6,675 49 734.1 734.1 0.0
Little Silver, NJ 5,761 32 555.5 538.1 17.4
Fair Haven, NJ 5,696 30 526.7 509.1 17.6
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 4,348 23 529.0 529.0 0.0
Monmouth Beach, NJ 3,235 23 711.0 680.1 30.9
Sea Bright, NJ 1,325 5 377.4 377.4 0.0
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