The Reported Incidence of Hate Crimes in Every State

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41. South Dakota
> Reported hate crimes: 2.3 per 100K covered pop.
> Population covered by police reporting hate crimes: 91.0%
> Reported hate crimes motivated by race: 6 (33%)
> Active hate groups: 8.1 per 1 million people (total: 7)
> Violent crime rate: 418.4 per 100,000 (19th highest)

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42. Tennessee
> Reported hate crimes: 2.1 per 100K covered pop.
> Population covered by police reporting hate crimes: 100.0%
> Reported hate crimes motivated by race: 93 (65%)
> Active hate groups: 5.6 per 1 million people (total: 37)
> Violent crime rate: 632.9 per 100,000 (4th highest)

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43. Texas
> Reported hate crimes: 0.6 per 100K covered pop.
> Population covered by police reporting hate crimes: 100.0%
> Reported hate crimes motivated by race: 104 (58%)
> Active hate groups: 2.4 per 1 million people (total: 66)
> Violent crime rate: 434.4 per 100,000 (17th highest)

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44. Utah
> Reported hate crimes: 2.2 per 100K covered pop.
> Population covered by police reporting hate crimes: 98.8%
> Reported hate crimes motivated by race: 47 (71%)
> Active hate groups: 1.0 per 1 million people (total: 3)
> Violent crime rate: 242.8 per 100,000 (10th lowest)

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45. Vermont
> Reported hate crimes: 4.0 per 100K covered pop.
> Population covered by police reporting hate crimes: 100.0%
> Reported hate crimes motivated by race: 16 (64%)
> Active hate groups: 3.2 per 1 million people (total: 2)
> Violent crime rate: 158.3 per 100,000 (2nd lowest)