Special Report

The City With the Highest Robbery Rate in Every State

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Kansas: Manhattan*
> Robberies per 100k people: 16.1 (Kansas: 31.8)
> Number of robberies: 21 (Kansas: 928)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 376.1 (Kansas: 425.0)
> Poverty rate: 18.6% (Kansas: 11.4%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 130,281 (Kansas: 2,913,805)

*Because Manhattan is the only eligible metro in Kansas, it is the metro with the most robberies by default.

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Kentucky: Lexington-Fayette
> Robberies per 100k people: 75.0 (Kentucky: 52.9)
> Number of robberies: 391 (Kentucky: 2,369)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 250.8 (Kentucky: 259.1)
> Poverty rate: 13.3% (Kentucky: 16.3%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 521,623 (Kentucky: 4,477,251)

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Louisiana: Alexandria
> Robberies per 100k people: 125.6 (Louisiana: 80.7)
> Number of robberies: 190 (Louisiana: 3,747)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 967.8 (Louisiana: 639.4)
> Poverty rate: 17.6% (Louisiana: 19.0%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 151,268 (Louisiana: 4,645,318)

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Maine: Lewiston-Auburn
> Robberies per 100k people: 21.2 (Maine: 12.6)
> Number of robberies: 23 (Maine: 170)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 177.6 (Maine: 108.6)
> Poverty rate: 8.8% (Maine: 10.9%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 108,661 (Maine: 1,350,141)

Maryland: California-Lexington Park*
> Robberies per 100k people: 33.3 (Maryland: 118.5)
> Number of robberies: 38 (Maryland: 7,174)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 196.4 (Maryland: 399.9)
> Poverty rate: 7.3% (Maryland: 9.0%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 114,031 (Maryland: 6,055,802)

*Because California-Lexington Park is the only eligible metro in Maryland, it is the metro with the most robberies by default.