Special Report

The City With the Highest Robbery Rate in Every State

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Oklahoma: Tulsa
> Robberies per 100k people: 86.8 (Oklahoma: 59.1)
> Number of robberies: 873 (Oklahoma: 2,351)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 591.5 (Oklahoma: 458.6)
> Poverty rate: 13.6% (Oklahoma: 15.2%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 1,005,482 (Oklahoma: 3,980,783)

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Oregon: Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
> Robberies per 100k people: 60.0 (Oregon: 51.4)
> Number of robberies: 1,507 (Oregon: 2,180)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: N/A (Oregon: 291.9)
> Poverty rate: 9.6% (Oregon: 11.4%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 2,511,480 (Oregon: 4,241,507)

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Pennsylvania: No eligible metros
> Robberies per 100k people: N/A (Pennsylvania: 83.9)
> Number of robberies: N/A (Pennsylvania: 10,728)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: N/A (Pennsylvania: 389.5)
> Poverty rate: N/A (Pennsylvania: 12.0%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: N/A (Pennsylvania: 12,783,254)

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Rhode Island: Providence-Warwick*
> Robberies per 100k people: 37.7 (Rhode Island: 31.8)
> Number of robberies: 611 (Rhode Island: 336)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 285.6 (Rhode Island: 230.8)
> Poverty rate: 11.0% (Rhode Island: 10.8%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 1,621,159 (Rhode Island: 1,057,125)

*Because Providence-Warwick is the only eligible metro in Rhode Island, it is the metro with the most robberies by default.

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South Carolina: Florence
> Robberies per 100k people: 88.3 (South Carolina: 59.8)
> Number of robberies: 181 (South Carolina: 3,122)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 860.2 (South Carolina: 530.7)
> Poverty rate: 16.9% (South Carolina: 13.8%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 205,067 (South Carolina: 5,218,040)

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