Special Report

States With the Highest Robbery Rates

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15. North Carolina
> Robberies per 100k people:: 69.2
> Number of robberies: 7,340 (8th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 419.3 (21st highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.6% (12th highest)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 10,600,823 (9th highest)

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14. Delaware
> Robberies per 100k people:: 70.9
> Number of robberies: 700 (11th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 431.9 (17th highest)
> Poverty rate: 11.3% (22nd lowest)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 986,809 (6th lowest)

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13. Missouri
> Robberies per 100k people:: 74.4
> Number of robberies: 4,575 (14th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 542.7 (6th highest)
> Poverty rate: 12.9% (18th highest)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 6,151,548 (18th highest)

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12. Louisiana
> Robberies per 100k people:: 80.7
> Number of robberies: 3,747 (20th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 639.4 (5th highest)
> Poverty rate: 19.0% (2nd highest)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 4,645,318 (25th highest)

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11. Tennessee
> Robberies per 100k people:: 81.0
> Number of robberies: 5,575 (12th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 672.7 (3rd highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.9% (9th highest)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 6,886,834 (16th highest)

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