Special Report

American Cities With the Most Property Crime in Every State

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16. Topeka, Kansas
> Property crimes per 100,000 people: 5,621 (total crimes: 7,148 total pop.: 127,166)
> Total larceny-thefts: 5,227
> Total burglaries: 1,114
> Total vehicle thefts: 807
> Poverty rate: 18.3%
> Statewide property crimes per 100,000 people: 2,696 (21st highest)

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17. Paducah, Kentucky
> Property crimes per 100,000 people: 4,900 (total crimes: 1,217 total pop.: 24,836)
> Total larceny-thefts: 999
> Total burglaries: 150
> Total vehicle thefts: 68
> Poverty rate: 24.3%
> Statewide property crimes per 100,000 people: 2,190 (20th lowest)

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18. Hammond, Louisiana
> Property crimes per 100,000 people: 10,357 (total crimes: 2,131 total pop.: 20,576)
> Total larceny-thefts: 1,412
> Total burglaries: 627
> Total vehicle thefts: 92
> Poverty rate: 32.2%
> Statewide property crimes per 100,000 people: 3,298 (4th highest)

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19. Bangor, Maine
> Property crimes per 100,000 people: 4,153 (total crimes: 1,340 total pop.: 32,264)
> Total larceny-thefts: 1,123
> Total burglaries: 180
> Total vehicle thefts: 37
> Poverty rate: 25.1%
> Statewide property crimes per 100,000 people: 1,646 (5th lowest)

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20. Salisbury, Maryland
> Property crimes per 100,000 people: 5,072 (total crimes: 1,695 total pop.: 33,417)
> Total larceny-thefts: 1,410
> Total burglaries: 234
> Total vehicle thefts: 51
> Poverty rate: 27.8%
> Statewide property crimes per 100,000 people: 2,284 (22nd lowest)

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