Special Report

American Cities With the Highest Property Crime Rates

25. Douglasville, Georgia
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 5,207.9
> Total property crimes: 1,792 — 391st most of 1,361 cities
> Total larceny-thefts: 1,580 — 322nd most of 1,361 cities
> Total burglaries: 128 — 648th fewest of 1,361 cities (tied)
> Total vehicle thefts: 84 — 586th fewest of 1,361 cities (tied)
> Population: 33,052

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24. Hattiesburg, Mississippi
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 5,271.4
> Total property crimes: 2,418 — 283rd most of 1,361 cities
> Total larceny-thefts: 1,904 — 261st most of 1,361 cities
> Total burglaries: 342 — 292nd most of 1,361 cities
> Total vehicle thefts: 172 — 470th most of 1,361 cities (tied)
> Population: 46,098

23. Wheat Ridge, Colorado
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 5,322.6
> Total property crimes: 1,674 — 425th most of 1,361 cities
> Total larceny-thefts: 1,047 — 493rd most of 1,361 cities (tied)
> Total burglaries: 258 — 395th most of 1,361 cities (tied)
> Total vehicle thefts: 369 — 242nd most of 1,361 cities (tied)
> Population: 31,331

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22. Tacoma, Washington
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 5,507.4
> Total property crimes: 12,123 — 45th most of 1,361 cities
> Total larceny-thefts: 7,967 — 47th most of 1,361 cities
> Total burglaries: 1,987 — 44th most of 1,361 cities
> Total vehicle thefts: 2,169 — 43rd most of 1,361 cities
> Population: 212,869

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21. Fort Smith, Arkansas
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 5,530.8
> Total property crimes: 4,871 — 115th most of 1,361 cities
> Total larceny-thefts: 3,716 — 106th most of 1,361 cities
> Total burglaries: 637 — 143rd most of 1,361 cities
> Total vehicle thefts: 518 — 167th most of 1,361 cities (tied)
> Population: 87,743

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