Special Report

The Reported Incidence of Hate Crimes in Every State

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45. Mississippi
> Reported hate crimes: 0.5 per 100,000 people (total: 15)
> Hate crimes against persons: 33.3% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 60.0% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 6.7% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 42.9% race; 7.1% religion; 7.1% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 42; covering 29.6% of the population

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44. Florida
> Reported hate crimes: 0.6 per 100,000 people (total: 131)
> Hate crimes against persons: 66.4% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 33.6% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 0.0% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 43.2% race; 32.4% religion; 24.3% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 638; covering 97.3% of the population

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43. Louisiana
> Reported hate crimes: 0.7 per 100,000 people (total: 33)
> Hate crimes against persons: 57.6% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 27.3% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 15.2% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 34.6% race; 30.8% religion; 26.9% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 137; covering 76.1% of the population

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42. Illinois
> Reported hate crimes: 0.7 per 100,000 people (total: 95)
> Hate crimes against persons: 89.5% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 10.5% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 0.0% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 52.3% race; 13.8% religion; 26.2% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 728; covering 95.7% of the population

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41. Oklahoma
> Reported hate crimes: 0.8 per 100,000 people (total: 30)
> Hate crimes against persons: 60.0% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 40.0% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 0.0% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 50.0% race; 17.9% religion; 28.6% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 438; covering 99.7% of the population

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