The Reported Incidence of Hate Crimes in Every State

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16. Kansas
> Reported hate crimes: 1.9 per 100K covered pop.
> Population covered by police reporting hate crimes: 89.1%
> Reported hate crimes motivated by race: 36 (73%)
> Active hate groups: 1.4 per 1 million people (total: 4)
> Violent crime rate: 380.4 per 100,000 (22nd highest)

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17. Kentucky
> Reported hate crimes: 4.7 per 100K covered pop.
> Population covered by police reporting hate crimes: 99.8%
> Reported hate crimes motivated by race: 135 (66%)
> Active hate groups: 2.5 per 1 million people (total: 11)
> Violent crime rate: 232.3 per 100,000 (7th lowest)

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18. Louisiana
> Reported hate crimes: 0.7 per 100K covered pop.
> Population covered by police reporting hate crimes: 76.1%
> Reported hate crimes motivated by race: 20 (77%)
> Active hate groups: 2.8 per 1 million people (total: 13)
> Violent crime rate: 566.1 per 100,000 (5th highest)

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19. Maine
> Reported hate crimes: 3.0 per 100K covered pop.
> Population covered by police reporting hate crimes: 100.0%
> Reported hate crimes motivated by race: 21 (53%)
> Active hate groups: 2.3 per 1 million people (total: 3)
> Violent crime rate: 123.8 per 100,000 (the lowest)

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20. Maryland
> Reported hate crimes: 0.6 per 100K covered pop.
> Population covered by police reporting hate crimes: 100.0%
> Reported hate crimes motivated by race: 24 (65%)
> Active hate groups: 3.2 per 1 million people (total: 19)
> Violent crime rate: 472.0 per 100,000 (11th highest)