Special Report

Cities Where the Motor Vehicle Theft Rate Is Soaring

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50. Vancouver, Washington
> Change in reported vehicle theft rate, 2019-2020: +204.8
> Vehicle-thefts reported in 2020: 1,196 — 56th highest of 1,124 cities
> Vehicle-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 641.5 — 80th highest of 1,124 cities
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +356.9 — 69th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,598.5 — 130th highest of 1,043 cities
> Population: 180,556

49. Paramount, California
> Change in reported vehicle theft rate, 2019-2020: +204.9
> Vehicle-thefts reported in 2020: 392 — 206th highest of 1,124 cities (tied)
> Vehicle-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 726.7 — 56th highest of 1,124 cities
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +137.3 — 191st highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,426.8 — 380th highest of 1,043 cities
> Population: 54,513

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48. Grand Junction, Colorado
> Change in reported vehicle theft rate, 2019-2020: +205.0
> Vehicle-thefts reported in 2020: 283 — 269th highest of 1,124 cities (tied)
> Vehicle-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 441.2 — 191st highest of 1,124 cities
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +772.1 — 19th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 4,623.6 — 50th highest of 1,043 cities
> Population: 62,062

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47. Pueblo, Colorado
> Change in reported vehicle theft rate, 2019-2020: +208.1
> Vehicle-thefts reported in 2020: 938 — 79th highest of 1,124 cities
> Vehicle-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 830.1 — 36th highest of 1,124 cities
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +358.8 — 67th highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 4,630.9 — 48th highest of 1,043 cities
> Population: 110,841

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46. Kalamazoo, Michigan
> Change in reported vehicle theft rate, 2019-2020: +210.4
> Vehicle-thefts reported in 2020: 488 — 158th highest of 1,124 cities
> Vehicle-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 638.7 — 82nd highest of 1,124 cities
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +145.8 — 183rd highest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 4,803.0 — 40th highest of 1,043 cities
> Population: 76,019

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