Special Report

The City With the Fewest Larceny-Thefts in Every State

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Kansas: Olathe
> 2020 larceny-thefts per 100K people: 1,089.8 (Kansas: 1,619.6)
> Total larceny-thefts: 1,550 (Kansas: 47,193)
> Property crimes per 100K people: 1,364.0 (Kansas: 2,199.1)
> Total property crimes: 1,940 (Kansas: 64,077)
> Population: 137,618

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Kentucky: Independence
> 2020 larceny-thefts per 100K people: 324.6 (Kentucky: 1,178.6)
> Total larceny-thefts: 94 (Kentucky: 52,769)
> 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: Lake Charles
> 2020 larceny-thefts per 100K people: 1,800.8 (Louisiana: 2,107.3)
> Total larceny-thefts: 1,424 (Louisiana: 97,891)
> Property crimes per 100K people: 3,175.4 (Louisiana: 2,884.4)
> Total property crimes: 2,511 (Louisiana: 133,989)
> Population: 77,283

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Maine: South Portland
> 2020 larceny-thefts per 100K people: 1,351.9 (Maine: 943.5)
> Total larceny-thefts: 346 (Maine: 12,739)
> Property crimes per 100K people: 1,570.7 (Maine: 1,156.2)
> Total property crimes: 402 (Maine: 15,610)
> Population: 25,548

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Maryland: Bowie
> 2020 larceny-thefts per 100K people: 752.4 (Maryland: 1,184.9)
> Total larceny-thefts: 444 (Maryland: 71,757)
> 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 with the fewest larceny-thefts by default.

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