Special Report

The City With the Fewest Robberies in Every State

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Kansas: Leawood
> Robberies per 100k people: 2.9 (Kansas: 31.8)
> Number of robberies: 1 (Kansas: 928)
> 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)

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Kentucky: Independence
> Robberies per 100k people: 10.4 (Kentucky: 52.9)
> Number of robberies: 3 (Kentucky: 2,369)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 72.5 (Kentucky: 259.1)
> Poverty rate: 5.6% (Kentucky: 17.3%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 28,957 (Kentucky: 4,477,251)

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Louisiana: Slidell
> Robberies per 100k people: 50.6 (Louisiana: 80.7)
> Number of robberies: 14 (Louisiana: 3,747)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 278.3 (Louisiana: 639.4)
> Poverty rate: 15.1% (Louisiana: 19.2%)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 27,669 (Louisiana: 4,645,318)

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Maine: South Portland
> Robberies per 100k people: 39.1 (Maine: 12.6)
> Number of robberies: 10 (Maine: 170)
> 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*
> Robberies per 100k people: 20.3 (Maryland: 118.5)
> Number of robberies: 12 (Maryland: 7,174)
> 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 robberies by default.