Special Report

The Town With the Highest Robbery Rate in Every State

Kansas: Parsons
> Robberies per 100k people: 117.4 (Kansas: 31.8)
> Number of robberies: 11 (Kansas: 928)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 917.5 (Kansas: 425.0)
> Poverty rate: 22.9% (Kansas: 12.0%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 9,373 (Kansas: 2,913,805)

Kentucky: Shively
> Robberies per 100k people: 222.4 (Kentucky: 52.9)
> Number of robberies: 35 (Kentucky: 2,369)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 495.7 (Kentucky: 259.1)
> Poverty rate: 19.4% (Kentucky: 17.3%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 15,735 (Kentucky: 4,477,251)

Louisiana: Opelousas
> Robberies per 100k people: 233.9 (Louisiana: 80.7)
> Number of robberies: 37 (Louisiana: 3,747)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 2,370.4 (Louisiana: 639.4)
> Poverty rate: 43.3% (Louisiana: 19.2%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 15,820 (Louisiana: 4,645,318)

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Maine: Augusta
> Robberies per 100k people: 85.8 (Maine: 12.6)
> Number of robberies: 16 (Maine: 170)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 402.1 (Maine: 108.6)
> Poverty rate: 18.8% (Maine: 11.8%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 18,653 (Maine: 1,350,141)

Maryland: Takoma Park
> Robberies per 100k people: 151.4 (Maryland: 118.5)
> Number of robberies: 27 (Maryland: 7,174)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 342.1 (Maryland: 399.9)
> Poverty rate: 8.8% (Maryland: 9.2%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 17,831 (Maryland: 6,055,802)