Special Report

States Where Crime Is Soaring

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30. Delaware
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 9.2 more crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 4,262 (8th lowest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 4,128 (9th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 431.9 (17th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 422.7 (15th highest)
> Population: 973,764

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29. Idaho
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 10.0 more crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 4,432 (9th lowest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 4,162 (10th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 242.6 (9th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 232.6 (10th lowest)
> Population: 1,787,065

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28. Illinois
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 10.7 more crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 53,612 (5th highest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 52,601 (5th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 425.9 (18th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 415.3 (18th highest)
> Population: 12,671,821

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27. Ohio
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 12.8 more crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 36,104 (11th highest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 34,618 (11th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 308.8 (18th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 296.0 (17th lowest)
> Population: 11,689,100

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26. Iowa
> 1-yr. change in violent crime rate: 15.9 more crimes per 100k people
> Violent crimes reported in 2020: 9,601 (18th lowest)
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 9,086 (18th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2020: 303.5 (17th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K people in 2019: 287.6 (15th lowest)
> Population: 3,155,070

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