Special Report

Cities Where Property Crime Is Soaring

5. SeaTac, Washington
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 1,042.7 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 1,394 — 435th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 1,098 — 448th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 4,760.6 — 42nd highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 3,717.9 — 149th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 29,019

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4. University Place, Washington
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 1,045.4 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 904 — 404th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 541 — 188th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,632.6 — 321st highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,587.2 — 310th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 33,326

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3. Bellingham, Washington
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 1,673.2 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 4,306 — 116th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 2,689 — 231st highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 4,599.0 — 49th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,925.8 — 305th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 88,764

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2. Salt Lake City, Utah
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 1,694.7 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 14,865 — 34th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 11,452 — 44th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 7,352.1 — 3rd highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 5,657.4 — 25th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 197,756

1. South Salt Lake, Utah
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 1,918.2 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 2,376 — 253rd highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 1,865 — 354th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 9,203.6 — the highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 7,285.4 — 4th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 25,017

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