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Your Car Is Most Likely to Be Stolen in These Cities

Michael B. Sauter

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20. Topeka, KS
> Vehicle theft rate (2018): 468.6 per 100,000 residents
> Total vehicles stolen (2018): 1,090
> Property crime rate (2018): 3,606.2 per 100,000 residents

19. Joplin, MO
> Vehicle theft rate (2018): 473.4 per 100,000 residents
> Total vehicles stolen (2018): 847
> Property crime rate (2018): N/A

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18. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
> Vehicle theft rate (2018): 487.7 per 100,000 residents
> Total vehicles stolen (2018): 23,064
> Property crime rate (2018): 3,897.8 per 100,000 residents

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17. Yuba City, CA
> Vehicle theft rate (2018): 495.9 per 100,000 residents
> Total vehicles stolen (2018): 867
> Property crime rate (2018): 2,510.7 per 100,000 residents

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16. Merced, CA
> Vehicle theft rate (2018): 498.2 per 100,000 residents
> Total vehicles stolen (2018): 1,369
> Property crime rate (2018): 2,477.5 per 100,000 residents