Special Report

States Where Crime Is Soaring

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45. Alaska
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 27.2 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 6,126 (12th lowest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 6,346 (14th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 837.8 (the highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 865.0 (the highest)
> Population: 731,545

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44. Massachusetts
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 19.9 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 21,288 (21st highest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 22,662 (20th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 308.8 (19th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 328.7 (25th lowest)
> Population: 6,892,503

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43. Indiana
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 13.8 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 24,161 (18th highest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 25,006 (17th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 357.7 (24th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 371.5 (24th highest)
> Population: 6,732,219

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42. New Hampshire
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 11.8 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 2,000 (4th lowest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 2,152 (4th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 146.4 (2nd lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 158.1 (2nd lowest)
> Population: 1,359,711

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41. New Jersey
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 11.4 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 17,353 (25th lowest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 18,382 (22nd highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 195.4 (5th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 206.7 (4th lowest)
> Population: 8,882,190

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