Special Report

The Reported Incidence of Hate Crimes in Every State

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35. Wisconsin
> Reported hate crimes: 1.4 per 100,000 people (total: 83)
> Hate crimes against persons: 61.4% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 30.1% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 8.4% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 52.7% race; 24.3% religion; 6.8% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 437; covering 99.8% of the population

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34. South Carolina
> Reported hate crimes: 1.6 per 100,000 people (total: 82)
> Hate crimes against persons: 57.3% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 32.9% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 9.8% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 52.9% race; 29.4% religion; 10.3% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 405; covering 98.7% of the population

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33. Nevada
> Reported hate crimes: 1.7 per 100,000 people (total: 53)
> Hate crimes against persons: 62.3% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 37.7% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 0.0% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 61.4% race; 22.7% religion; 9.1% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 48; covering 99.7% of the population

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32. Missouri
> Reported hate crimes: 1.7 per 100,000 people (total: 106)
> Hate crimes against persons: 84.9% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 13.2% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 1.9% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 62.7% race; 15.7% religion; 19.3% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 571; covering 99.0% of the population

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31. Maine
> Reported hate crimes: 1.8 per 100,000 people (total: 24)
> Hate crimes against persons: 83.3% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 16.7% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 0.0% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 52.6% race; 10.5% religion; 36.8% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 134; covering 100% of the population

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