Special Report

American Cities with the Highest Rate of Property Crimes

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25. Bakersfield, CA
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 3,106.0
> Total property crimes: 27,890 — 34th most of 276 metros
> Total larceny-thefts: 13,995 — 46th most of 276 metros (tied)
> Total burglaries: 6,358 — 22nd most of 276 metros
> Total vehicle thefts: 7,537 — 15th most of 276 metros
> Population: 900,202

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24. Tulsa, OK
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 3,109.7
> Total property crimes: 31,267 — 31st most of 276 metros
> Total larceny-thefts: 19,185 — 36th most of 276 metros
> Total burglaries: 6,704 — 21st most of 276 metros
> Total vehicle thefts: 5,378 — 23rd most of 276 metros
> Population: 998,655

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23. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 3,156.9
> Total property crimes: 127,233 — 5th most of 276 metros
> Total larceny-thefts: 83,956 — 5th most of 276 metros
> Total burglaries: 24,849 — 3rd most of 276 metros
> Total vehicle thefts: 18,428 — 6th most of 276 metros
> Population: 3,979,845

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22. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 3,178.5
> Total property crimes: 23,746 — 39th most of 276 metros
> Total larceny-thefts: 17,116 — 37th most of 276 metros
> Total burglaries: 4,039 — 36th most of 276 metros
> Total vehicle thefts: 2,591 — 42nd most of 276 metros
> Population: 744,483

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21. Columbia, SC
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 3,272.0
> Total property crimes: 27,730 — 35th most of 276 metros
> Total larceny-thefts: 20,161 — 34th most of 276 metros
> Total burglaries: 4,335 — 33rd most of 276 metros
> Total vehicle thefts: 3,234 — 36th most of 276 metros
> Population: 839,039

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