Special Report

Cities Where Property Crime Is Soaring

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15. Puyallup, Washington
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 784.4 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 2,548 — 229th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 2,187 — 291st highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 5,929.2 — 12th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 5,144.8 — 42nd highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 40,991

14. Oakdale, Minnesota
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 785.1 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 936 — 420th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 719 — 288th lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,344.1 — 166th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 2,559.0 — 397th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 27,963

13. Morrisville, North Carolina
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 795.3 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 639 — 258th lowest of 1,037 cities (tied)
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 379 — 96th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,111.4 — 495th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 1,316.2 — 200th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 26,280

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12. Chattanooga, Tennessee
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 798.9 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 11,709 — 41st highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 10,106 — 52nd highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 6,356.3 — 8th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 5,557.4 — 26th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 179,690

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11. Russellville, Arkansas
> 1-yr. change in property crime rate: 825.1 more crimes per 100k people
> Property crimes reported in 2020: 1,133 — 493rd lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes reported in 2019: 897 — 362nd lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,871.4 — 97th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2019: 3,046.3 — 274th highest of 1,037 cities
> Population: 29,193

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