Special Report

The City Where Your Car Is Least Likely to Be Stolen in Every State

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Kansas: Leawood
> 2020 vehicle thefts per 100K people: 134.1 (Kansas: 248.1)
> Total vehicle thefts: 47 (Kansas: 7,229)
> Property crimes per 100K people: 1,628.9 (Kansas: 2,199.1)
> Total property crimes: 571 (Kansas: 64,077)
> Population: 34,670

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Kentucky: Independence
> 2020 vehicle thefts per 100K people: 58.7 (Kentucky: 256.8)
> Total vehicle thefts: 17 (Kentucky: 11,497)
> Property crimes per 100K people: 448.9 (Kentucky: 1,779.5)
> Total property crimes: 130 (Kentucky: 79,673)
> Population: 27,683

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Louisiana: Slidell
> 2020 vehicle thefts per 100K people: 115.7 (Louisiana: 266.9)
> Total vehicle thefts: 32 (Louisiana: 12,400)
> Property crimes per 100K people: 3,173.2 (Louisiana: 2,884.4)
> Total property crimes: 878 (Louisiana: 133,989)
> Population: 27,822

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Maine: Portland
> 2020 vehicle thefts per 100K people: 87.6 (Maine: 63.8)
> Total vehicle thefts: 58 (Maine: 862)
> Property crimes per 100K people: 1,725.8 (Maine: 1,156.2)
> Total property crimes: 1,143 (Maine: 15,610)
> Population: 66,595

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Maryland: Bowie
> 2020 vehicle thefts per 100K people: 67.8 (Maryland: 172.9)
> Total vehicle thefts: 40 (Maryland: 10,469)
> Property crimes per 100K people: 928.7 (Maryland: 1,609.8)
> Total property crimes: 548 (Maryland: 97,487)
> Population: 58,481

*Because Bowie is the only eligible city in Maryland, it is the city where your car is least likely to be stolen by default.