Special Report

Cities Where Property Crime Is Soaring

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20. Boulder, Colorado
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 744.0 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 4,019 — 123rd highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 3,284 — 184th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,770.2 — 106th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 3,026.2 — 280th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 106,392

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19. Grand Junction, Colorado
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 772.1 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 2,966 — 195th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 2,463 — 256th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 4,623.6 — 48th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 3,851.5 — 130th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 62,062

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18. Hattiesburg, Mississippi
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 779.5 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 2,418 — 246th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 2,065 — 314th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 5,271.4 — 21st highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 4,492.0 — 70th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 46,098

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17. La Crosse, Wisconsin
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 780.4 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 2,236 — 269th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 1,850 — 359th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 4,366.2 — 62nd highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 3,585.9 — 167th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 51,666

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16. Rapid City, South Dakota
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 782.1 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 3,137 — 180th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 2,454 — 257th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,996.6 — 92nd highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 3,214.4 — 239th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 75,258

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