Special Report

States Where Property Crime is Soaring

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40. Rhode Island
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 296.1 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 13,166 (3rd lowest)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 16,312 (5th lowest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,245.5 (7th lowest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,541.5 (12th lowest)
> Population: 1,059,361

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39. Delaware
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 284.2 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 19,355 (9th lowest)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 21,932 (9th lowest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,961.4 (25th highest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,245.6 (22nd highest)
> Population: 973,764

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38. Mississippi
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 239.6 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 62,351 (19th lowest)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 69,727 (20th lowest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,101.6 (23rd highest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,341.2 (18th highest)
> Population: 2,976,149

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37. Arkansas
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 234.3 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 79,200 (22nd lowest)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 86,029 (25th lowest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,613.4 (8th highest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,847.7 (7th highest)
> Population: 3,017,804

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36. South Carolina
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 225.4 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 141,987 (15th highest)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 151,970 (15th highest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,721.1 (5th highest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,946.5 (3rd highest)
> Population: 5,148,714

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