Special Report

American Cities with the Highest Rate of Property Crimes

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20. Springfield, MO
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 3,301.7
> Total property crimes: 15,647 — 56th most of 276 metros
> Total larceny-thefts: 11,433 — 57th most of 276 metros
> Total burglaries: 2,533 — 54th most of 276 metros (tied)
> Total vehicle thefts: 1,681 — 60th most of 276 metros
> Population: 467,516

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19. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 3,302.7
> Total property crimes: 99,017 — 7th most of 276 metros
> Total larceny-thefts: 63,699 — 7th most of 276 metros
> Total burglaries: 13,307 — 8th most of 276 metros
> Total vehicle thefts: 22,011 — 4th most of 276 metros
> Population: 2,967,239

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18. Kalamazoo-Portage, MI
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 3,306.6
> Total property crimes: 8,789 — 90th most of 276 metros
> Total larceny-thefts: 6,144 — 89th most of 276 metros
> Total burglaries: 1,571 — 90th most of 276 metros
> Total vehicle thefts: 1,074 — 78th most of 276 metros
> Population: 265,066

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17. Anchorage, AK
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 3,404.7
> Total property crimes: 10,393 — 79th most of 276 metros
> Total larceny-thefts: 7,703 — 78th most of 276 metros
> Total burglaries: 1,488 — 94th most of 276 metros
> Total vehicle thefts: 1,202 — 73rd most of 276 metros
> Population: 396,317

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16. Billings, MT
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 3,471.9
> Total property crimes: 6,378 — 118th most of 276 metros
> Total larceny-thefts: 4,512 — 120th most of 276 metros
> Total burglaries: 868 — 137th most of 276 metros (tied)
> Total vehicle thefts: 998 — 87th most of 276 metros (tied)
> Population: 181,667

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