Special Report

The City With the Lowest Rate of Property Crimes in Every State

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Kansas: Olathe
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 1,364.0 (Kansas: 2,199.1)
> Total property crimes: 1,940 (Kansas: 64,077)
> Total larceny-thefts: 1,550 (Kansas: 47,193)
> Total burglaries: 155 (Kansas: 9,655)
> Total vehicle thefts: 235 (Kansas: 7,229)
> Population: 137,618

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Kentucky: Independence
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 448.9 (Kentucky: 1,779.5)
> Total property crimes: 130 (Kentucky: 79,673)
> Total larceny-thefts: 94 (Kentucky: 52,769)
> Total burglaries: 19 (Kentucky: 15,407)
> Total vehicle thefts: 17 (Kentucky: 11,497)
> Population: 27,683

Louisiana: Kenner
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 2,686.0 (Louisiana: 2,884.4)
> Total property crimes: 1,781 (Louisiana: 133,989)
> Total larceny-thefts: 1,518 (Louisiana: 97,891)
> Total burglaries: 137 (Louisiana: 23,698)
> Total vehicle thefts: 126 (Louisiana: 12,400)
> Population: 66,777

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Maine: South Portland
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 1,570.7 (Maine: 1,156.2)
> Total property crimes: 402 (Maine: 15,610)
> Total larceny-thefts: 346 (Maine: 12,739)
> Total burglaries: 24 (Maine: 2,009)
> Total vehicle thefts: 32 (Maine: 862)
> Population: 25,548

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Maryland: Bowie
> 2020 property crimes per 100K people: 928.7 (Maryland: 1,609.8)
> Total property crimes: 548 (Maryland: 97,487)
> Total larceny-thefts: 444 (Maryland: 71,757)
> Total burglaries: 64 (Maryland: 15,261)
> Total vehicle thefts: 40 (Maryland: 10,469)
> Population: 58,481

*Because Bowie is the only eligible city in Maryland, it is the city with the fewest property crimes by default.

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