Special Report

The City With the Fewest Assaults in Every State

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Colorado: Castle Rock
> Assaults per 100k people: 39.4 (Colorado: 286.9)
> Number of assaults: 28 (Colorado: 16,660)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 63.2 (Colorado: 423.1)
> Poverty rate: 3.9% (Colorado: 10.3%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 71,150 (Colorado: 5,807,719)

Connecticut: Shelton
> Assaults per 100k people: 4.8 (Connecticut: 103.8)
> Number of assaults: 2 (Connecticut: 3,692)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 41.2 (Connecticut: 181.6)
> Poverty rate: 5.1% (Connecticut: 9.9%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 41,302 (Connecticut: 3,557,006)

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Delaware: Newark
> Assaults per 100k people: 148.1 (Delaware: 327.1)
> Number of assaults: 50 (Delaware: 3,228)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 237.0 (Delaware: 431.9)
> Poverty rate: 23.6% (Delaware: 11.8%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 33,752 (Delaware: 986,809)

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Florida: Parkland
> Assaults per 100k people: 11.2 (Florida: 280.1)
> Number of assaults: 4 (Florida: 60,871)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 22.4 (Florida: 383.6)
> Poverty rate: 4.5% (Florida: 14.0%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 35,773 (Florida: 21,733,312)

Georgia: Peachtree City
> Assaults per 100k people: 13.7 (Georgia: 293.8)
> Number of assaults: 5 (Georgia: 31,471)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 43.9 (Georgia: 400.1)
> Poverty rate: 5.6% (Georgia: 15.1%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 36,421 (Georgia: 10,710,017)