Special Report

The City With the Fewest Assaults in Every State

New Mexico: Carlsbad
> Assaults per 100k people: 539.1 (New Mexico: 615.9)
> Number of assaults: 163 (New Mexico: 12,973)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 645.0 (New Mexico: 778.3)
> Poverty rate: 14.0% (New Mexico: 19.1%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 30,233 (New Mexico: 2,106,319)

New York: Glen Cove
> Assaults per 100k people: 7.4 (New York: 240.7)
> Number of assaults: 2 (New York: 46,538)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 11.0 (New York: 363.8)
> Poverty rate: 13.8% (New York: 14.1%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 27,186 (New York: 19,336,776)

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North Carolina: Morrisville
> Assaults per 100k people: 33.0 (North Carolina: 314.5)
> Number of assaults: 10 (North Carolina: 33,337)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 79.3 (North Carolina: 419.3)
> Poverty rate: 7.0% (North Carolina: 14.7%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 30,264 (North Carolina: 10,600,823)

North Dakota: West Fargo
> Assaults per 100k people: 93.4 (North Dakota: 253.4)
> Number of assaults: 36 (North Dakota: 1,939)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 142.6 (North Dakota: 329.0)
> Poverty rate: 6.4% (North Dakota: 10.7%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 38,561 (North Dakota: 765,309)

Ohio: Upper Arlington
> Assaults per 100k people: 5.6 (Ohio: 191.6)
> Number of assaults: 2 (Ohio: 22,406)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 30.9 (Ohio: 308.8)
> Poverty rate: 2.3% (Ohio: 14.0%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 35,557 (Ohio: 11,693,217)

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