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Crime rate in Highwood, Illinois (IL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Highwood, IL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Highwood, IL

The 2018 crime rate in Highwood, IL was 53 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 5.2 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 19.9% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Highwood crime rate fell by 21% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Highwood has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Highwood, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Highwood:

53.1
Highland Park:

55.0
Bannockburn:

51.9
Lake Forest:

29.4
Deerfield:

49.9
Riverwoods:

60.5
Lincolnshire:

49.3
Northbrook:

78.2
Lake Bluff:

39.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Highwood by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(18.3)
1
(18.2)
3
(54.9)
4
(73.1)
1
(18.5)
3
(55.7)
2
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(55.3)
2
(37.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
1
(18.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(36.5)
2
(36.4)
2
(36.6)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.1)
6
(112.8)
3
(55.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
1
(18.8)
1
(18.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(73.0)
7
(127.4)
13
(237.7)
11
(201.1)
10
(184.7)
5
(92.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
4
(73.7)
6
(112.3)
2
(37.5)
4
(74.4)
2
(37.5)
1
(18.8)
2
(37.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(54.8)
11
(200.2)
16
(292.6)
24
(438.7)
10
(184.7)
11
(204.2)
5
(94.0)
6
(110.7)
2
(36.8)
6
(112.3)
6
(112.6)
10
(185.9)
2
(37.5)
8
(150.7)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(839.7)
47
(855.5)
40
(731.5)
34
(621.5)
45
(831.2)
24
(445.4)
39
(733.5)
38
(701.0)
54
(994.7)
43
(804.5)
29
(544.3)
28
(520.6)
31
(580.9)
35
(659.5)
33
(621.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(36.5)
6
(109.2)
2
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
2
(37.6)
2
(36.9)
1
(18.4)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.2)
4
(74.9)
2
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
1
(18.3)
2
(36.6)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)77.1107.9155.1159.897.9107.8140.559.0102.8137.037.251.745.064.453.1

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



Violent crime rate in 2018
Highwood:

47.1
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Highwood:

37.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Highwood:

28.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Highwood:

37.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Highwood:

18.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Highwood:

140.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Highwood:

92.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Highwood:

36.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Highwood:

131.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Highwood:

120.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Highwood:

110.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Highwood:

182.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Highwood:

192.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Highwood:

100.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Highwood:

70.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Highwood:

61.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Highwood:

61.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Highwood:

31.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Highwood:

68.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Highwood:

47.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Highwood:

68.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Highwood:

49.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Highwood:

65.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Highwood:

59.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Highwood:

62.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Highwood:

61.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Highwood:

65.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Highwood:

78.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Highwood:

118.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Highwood:

100.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Highwood:

99.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Highwood:

56.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Highwood:

129.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Highwood:

130.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Highwood, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 60040.