Highlands, NJ Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
11
Total Crimes
232.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-90.63%
Below National Average
20 out of 489
In New Jersey
662 out of 9,891
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 232.1 per 100,000 people. That's -90.63% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -84.95% lower than the New Jersey total crime rate of 1,542.5 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

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
7
Safety
9.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
3

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 11 232.1 1,542.5 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 42.2 122.2 250.2
Violent Crime 2 42.2 206.9 366.7
Burglary 4 84.4 184.6 340.5
Larceny 5 105.5 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 0 0.0 116.4 219.9
Property Crime 9 189.9 1,335.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Highlands

2.0
Violent Crimes
42.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-88.49%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,369.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Highlands each year. That compares to a 1 in 483.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Highlands is 42.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -88.49% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -79.60% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 206.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Highlands

9.0
Property Crimes
189.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-91.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 526.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Highlands each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Highlands is 189.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -91.00% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -85.78% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,335.7 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 17,506 251 1,433.8 1,388.1 45.7
Fairview, NJ 14,285 179 1,253.1 1,064.1 189.0
Rumson, NJ 6,740 57 845.7 845.7 0.0
Little Silver, NJ 5,793 36 621.4 586.9 34.5
Fair Haven, NJ 5,784 17 293.9 276.6 17.3
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 4,308 53 1,230.3 1,160.6 69.6
Monmouth Beach, NJ 3,222 10 310.4 248.3 62.1
Sea Bright, NJ 1,352 13 961.5 813.6 147.9
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