Special Report

Cities Where Property Crime Is Soaring

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45. Draper, Utah
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 462.3 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 1,138 — 495th lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 906 — 365th lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,307.1 — 421st highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,844.8 — 399th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 48,000

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44. Fremont, California
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 465.0 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 5,722 — 84th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 4,523 — 114th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,342.6 — 403rd highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,877.6 — 410th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 235,740

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43. Aurora, Colorado
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 472.8 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 13,079 — 37th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 11,106 — 49th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,390.8 — 161st highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,918.0 — 309th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 369,111

42. Yukon, Oklahoma
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 474.8 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 583 — 221st lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 438 — 128th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,028.9 — 515th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,554.1 — 294th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 26,943

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41. East Palo Alto, California
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 477.0 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 669 — 279th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 533 — 181st lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,272.5 — 431st highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,795.5 — 388th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 29,593

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