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Crime rate in Highland Park, New Jersey (NJ): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


Crime rates in Highland Park by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.1)
1
(7.1)
1
(7.0)
2
(13.8)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(41.9)
5
(34.9)
9
(63.4)
5
(35.0)
4
(28.3)
8
(56.5)
6
(42.0)
6
(41.5)
6
(42.8)
3
(21.2)
6
(41.6)
5
(34.5)
4
(27.5)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(48.9)
6
(41.9)
4
(28.2)
10
(70.0)
5
(35.4)
2
(14.1)
4
(28.0)
8
(55.3)
5
(35.6)
4
(28.3)
3
(20.8)
2
(13.8)
2
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
69
(482.3)
26
(181.6)
30
(211.2)
32
(224.1)
47
(333.0)
29
(204.7)
31
(217.2)
35
(242.1)
42
(299.4)
57
(403.4)
44
(305.1)
32
(221.0)
16
(110.2)
27
(188.2)
23
(161.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
160
(1,118.5)
165
(1,152.2)
172
(1,211.0)
180
(1,260.6)
157
(1,112.5)
211
(1,489.5)
166
(1,163.2)
131
(906.3)
150
(1,069.2)
174
(1,231.5)
167
(1,158.1)
124
(856.5)
116
(798.6)
147
(1,024.7)
152
(1,063.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(146.8)
14
(97.8)
5
(35.2)
15
(105.0)
10
(70.9)
9
(63.5)
9
(63.1)
2
(13.8)
12
(85.5)
16
(113.2)
6
(41.6)
5
(34.5)
7
(48.2)
5
(34.9)
11
(77.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)128.285.5110.4104.694.7104.490.6102.796.298.687.765.654.559.071.9

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Highland Park, New Jersey as of April 25, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Highland Park to the number of sex offenders is 7,167 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


City-Data.com crime index in Highland Park, NJ compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Highland Park, NJ is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Highland Park:

71.9
New Brunswick:

306.6
Milltown:

94.4
Edison:

87.6
North Brunswick Township:

109.9
Metuchen:

80.8
South River:

74.0
East Brunswick:

77.1
South Plainfield:

105.4
Violent crime rate in 2017
Highland Park:

21.0
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Highland Park:

3.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Highland Park:

20.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Highland Park:

24.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Highland Park:

31.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Highland Park:

24.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Highland Park:

46.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Highland Park:

76.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Highland Park:

42.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Highland Park:

42.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Highland Park:

39.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Highland Park:

59.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Highland Park:

66.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Highland Park:

38.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Highland Park:

56.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Highland Park:

19.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Highland Park:

53.8
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Highland Park:

96.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Highland Park:

94.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Highland Park:

69.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Highland Park:

92.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Highland Park:

125.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Highland Park:

159.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Highland Park:

126.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Highland Park:

95.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Highland Park:

111.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Highland Park:

124.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Highland Park:

132.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Highland Park:

123.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Highland Park:

108.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Highland Park:

108.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Highland Park:

189.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Highland Park:

170.7
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Highland Park:

129.8
U.S. Average:

337.2

Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 34 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
New Jersey average:

3.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 35 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
New Jersey average:

3.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
New Jersey average:

3.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
New Jersey average:

3.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
New Jersey average:

3.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
New Jersey average:

3.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 34 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
New Jersey average:

3.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 34 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
New Jersey average:

3.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 37 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
New Jersey average:

3.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 35 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 35 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 35 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 35 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
New Jersey average:

3.74


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Highland Park
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 08904.