Special Report

Cities Where Property Crime Is Soaring

40. Clearfield, Utah
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 477.1 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 525 — 187th lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 369 — 88th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,622.5 — 355th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,145.4 — 146th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 31,364

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39. Pacifica, California
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 479.8 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 715 — 302nd lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 533 — 181st lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,848.6 — 456th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,368.8 — 228th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 38,984

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38. Johnson City, Tennessee
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 480.9 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 2,717 — 217th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 2,390 — 266th highest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 4,037.6 — 87th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 3,556.7 — 173rd highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 66,515

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37. Leawood, Kansas
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 484.9 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 571 — 215th lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 401 — 110th lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,628.9 — 359th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,144.0 — 145th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 34,670

36. Lakewood, Washington
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 495.8 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 2,620 — 225th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 2,296 — 279th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 4,264.9 — 66th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 3,769.1 — 142nd highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 60,111

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