Special Report

States Where Crime Is Soaring

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40. Hawaii
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 10.4 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 3,576 (7th lowest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 3,745 (8th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 254.2 (10th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 264.5 (14th lowest)
> Population: 1,415,872

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39. Washington
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 9.6 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 22,596 (19th highest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 23,095 (19th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 293.7 (16th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 303.3 (20th lowest)
> Population: 7,614,893

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38. Maine
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 7.5 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 1,466 (3rd lowest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 1,562 (3rd lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 108.6 (the lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 116.1 (the lowest)
> Population: 1,344,212

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37. Connecticut
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 3.0 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 6,459 (14th lowest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 6,583 (15th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 181.6 (4th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 184.6 (3rd lowest)
> Population: 3,565,287

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36. Oregon
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 1.8 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 12,380 (20th lowest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 12,382 (21st lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 291.9 (15th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 293.7 (16th lowest)
> Population: 4,217,737

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