Special Report

American Cities With the Most Property Crime in Every State

Samuel Stebbins

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1. Alabama: Anniston
> 2018 property crimes per 100,000 people: 7,854.8 (state: 2,817.2)
> Number of property crimes in 2018: 1,696 (1.2% of state total)
> Burglaries in 2018: 413 (1.4% of state total)
> Vehicle thefts in 2018: 152 (1.2% of state total)
> Poverty rate: 29.1%

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2. Alaska: Anchorage
> 2018 property crimes per 100,000 people: 4,927.9 (state: 3,300.5)
> Number of property crimes in 2018: 14,389 (59.1% of state total)
> Burglaries in 2018: 2,068 (52.0% of state total)
> Vehicle thefts in 2018: 2,823 (70.6% of state total)
> Poverty rate: 9.2%

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3. Arizona: Tucson
> 2018 property crimes per 100,000 people: 4,954.1 (state: 2,676.8)
> Number of property crimes in 2018: 26,623 (13.9% of state total)
> Burglaries in 2018: 3,257 (10.3% of state total)
> Vehicle thefts in 2018: 2,568 (13.4% of state total)
> Poverty rate: 23.4%

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4. Arkansas: Hot Springs
> 2018 property crimes per 100,000 people: 7,004.3 (state: 2,913.0)
> Number of property crimes in 2018: 2,592 (3.0% of state total)
> Burglaries in 2018: 740 (3.9% of state total)
> Vehicle thefts in 2018: 201 (2.8% of state total)
> Poverty rate: 25.8%

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5. California: West Hollywood
> 2018 property crimes per 100,000 people: 5,603.3 (state: 2,380.4)
> Number of property crimes in 2018: 2,100 (0.2% of state total)
> Burglaries in 2018: 240 (0.1% of state total)
> Vehicle thefts in 2018: 98 (0.1% of state total)
> Poverty rate: 13.0%