Special Report

The Reported Incidence of Hate Crimes in Every State

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30. Texas
> Reported hate crimes: 1.9 per 100,000 people (total: 560)
> Hate crimes against persons: 64.5% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 29.6% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 5.9% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 65.8% race; 9.6% religion; 15.6% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 1,059; covering 99.6% of the population

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29. Rhode Island
> Reported hate crimes: 2.0 per 100,000 people (total: 21)
> Hate crimes against persons: 47.6% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 52.4% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 0.0% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 23.5% race; 29.4% religion; 47.1% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 48; covering 99.9% of the population

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28. West Virginia
> Reported hate crimes: 2.0 per 100,000 people (total: 36)
> Hate crimes against persons: 50.0% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 30.6% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 19.4% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 58.1% race; 19.4% religion; 9.7% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 240; covering 87.9% of the population

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27. Idaho
> Reported hate crimes: 2.1 per 100,000 people (total: 38)
> Hate crimes against persons: 78.9% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 18.4% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 2.6% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 75.0% race; 4.2% religion; 16.7% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 106; covering 99.7% of the population

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26. Virginia
> Reported hate crimes: 2.2 per 100,000 people (total: 185)
> Hate crimes against persons: 67.6% of total
> Hate crimes against property: 29.2% of total
> Hate crimes against society: 3.2% of total
> Hate crime motivations: 62.6% race; 16.6% religion; 16.6% sexual orientation
> Hate crime reporting agencies: 415; covering 100% of the population

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