Special Report

The City With the Fewest Assaults in Every State

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Montana: Bozeman
> Assaults per 100k people: 233.2 (Montana: 383.7)
> Number of assaults: 120 (Montana: 4,146)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 305.1 (Montana: 469.8)
> Poverty rate: 17.8% (Montana: 13.1%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 51,460 (Montana: 1,080,577)

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Nebraska: Kearney
> Assaults per 100k people: 231.0 (Nebraska: 229.3)
> Number of assaults: 79 (Nebraska: 4,442)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 356.7 (Nebraska: 334.1)
> Poverty rate: 16.7% (Nebraska: 11.1%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 34,201 (Nebraska: 1,937,552)

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Nevada: Henderson
> Assaults per 100k people: 118.3 (Nevada: 306.8)
> Number of assaults: 388 (Nevada: 9,629)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 207.9 (Nevada: 460.3)
> Poverty rate: 7.9% (Nevada: 13.1%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 328,056 (Nevada: 3,138,259)

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New Hampshire: Dover
> Assaults per 100k people: 21.6 (New Hampshire: 85.3)
> Number of assaults: 7 (New Hampshire: 1,166)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 73.9 (New Hampshire: 146.4)
> Poverty rate: 9.9% (New Hampshire: 7.6%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 32,480 (New Hampshire: 1,366,275)

New Jersey: Fair Lawn
> Assaults per 100k people: 9.1 (New Jersey: 127.9)
> Number of assaults: 3 (New Jersey: 11,363)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 36.5 (New Jersey: 195.4)
> Poverty rate: 4.2% (New Jersey: 10.0%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 32,910 (New Jersey: 8,882,371)

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