Special Report

Cities Where Property Crime Is Soaring

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35. Morgantown, West Virginia
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 503.4 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 636 — 252nd lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 489 — 157th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,066.6 — 511th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,563.2 — 299th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 30,712

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34. Bismarck, North Dakota
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 511.9 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 2,471 — 240th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 2,079 — 311th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,294.8 — 177th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,782.9 — 347th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 72,777

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33. Racine, Wisconsin
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 522.3 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 1,381 — 438th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 990 — 407th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,803.5 — 438th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,281.2 — 185th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 77,081

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32. Yakima, Washington
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 538.9 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 3,220 — 172nd highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 2,723 — 230th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,430.6 — 153rd highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,891.6 — 315th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 93,413

31. Kannapolis, North Carolina
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 541.5 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 1,460 — 414th highest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 1,154 — 486th lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,816.5 — 277th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,275.0 — 487th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 48,630

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