Special Report

The City With the Fewest Assaults in Every State

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Kansas: Leawood
> Assaults per 100k people: 25.7 (Kansas: 346.4)
> Number of assaults: 9 (Kansas: 10,094)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 42.8 (Kansas: 425.0)
> Poverty rate: 1.4% (Kansas: 12.0%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 35,054 (Kansas: 2,913,805)

Kentucky: Jeffersontown
> Assaults per 100k people: 28.9 (Kentucky: 168.3)
> Number of assaults: 8 (Kentucky: 7,537)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 104.7 (Kentucky: 259.1)
> Poverty rate: 6.3% (Kentucky: 17.3%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 27,700 (Kentucky: 4,477,251)

Louisiana: Kenner
> Assaults per 100k people: 159.9 (Louisiana: 497.0)
> Number of assaults: 106 (Louisiana: 23,087)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 268.4 (Louisiana: 639.4)
> Poverty rate: 17.3% (Louisiana: 19.2%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 66,308 (Louisiana: 4,645,318)

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Maine: South Portland
> Assaults per 100k people: 66.4 (Maine: 58.4)
> Number of assaults: 17 (Maine: 788)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 125.0 (Maine: 108.6)
> Poverty rate: 8.8% (Maine: 11.8%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 25,593 (Maine: 1,350,141)

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Maryland: Bowie*
> Assaults per 100k people: 72.9 (Maryland: 243.7)
> Number of assaults: 43 (Maryland: 14,756)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 103.4 (Maryland: 399.9)
> Poverty rate: 3.2% (Maryland: 9.2%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 59,008 (Maryland: 6,055,802)

*Because Bowie is the only eligible city in Maryland, it is the city with the fewest assaults by default.