Special Report

America's Most Dangerous States

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30. North Dakota
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 329.0
> Number of violent crimes: 2,518 (6th lowest)
> Murders reported in 2020: 32 (5th lowest — tied)
> Poverty rate: 10.6% (17th lowest)

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29. Nebraska
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 334.1
> Number of violent crimes: 6,473 (15th lowest)
> Murders reported in 2020: 69 (12th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 9.9% (10th lowest)

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28. West Virginia
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 355.9
> Number of violent crimes: 6,352 (13th lowest)
> Murders reported in 2020: 117 (17th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 16.0% (6th highest)

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27. Indiana
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 357.7
> Number of violent crimes: 24,161 (18th highest)
> Murders reported in 2020: 505 (18th highest)
> Poverty rate: 11.9% (24th highest)

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26. New York
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 363.8
> Number of violent crimes: 70,339 (4th highest)
> Murders reported in 2020: 808 (9th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.0% (16th highest)

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