Special Report

States Where Property Crime is Soaring

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20. Kentucky
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 129.7 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 79,673 (23rd lowest)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 85,387 (23rd lowest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,779.5 (20th lowest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,909.2 (19th lowest)
> Population: 4,467,673

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19. Oregon
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 129.5 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 112,782 (21st highest)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 117,567 (24th highest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,659.0 (7th highest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,788.5 (8th highest)
> Population: 4,217,737

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18. Massachusetts
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 127.4 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 72,602 (21st lowest)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 81,399 (22nd lowest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,053.2 (the lowest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,180.6 (the lowest)
> Population: 6,892,503

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17. Missouri
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 127.1 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 155,698 (14th highest)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 163,223 (13th highest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,531.0 (9th highest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,658.1 (12th highest)
> Population: 6,137,428

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16. West Virginia
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 122.8 fewer crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 24,976 (12th lowest)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 27,327 (12th lowest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,399.4 (9th lowest)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,522.2 (11th lowest)
> Population: 1,792,147

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