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Cities Where the Burglary Rate Is Falling

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50. Pompano Beach, Florida
> Change in reported burglary rate, 2019-2020: -200.0
> Burglaries reported in 2020: 434 — 192nd highest of 1,114 cities (tied)
> Burglaries per 100K people in 2020: 382.2 — 336th highest of 1,114 cities
> 1-yr. change in all property crime per 100K people: -999.9 — 34th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,767.2 — 290th highest of 1,038 cities
> Population: 110,062

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49. Sioux City, Iowa
> Change in reported burglary rate, 2019-2020: -203.6
> Burglaries reported in 2020: 479 — 168th highest of 1,114 cities (tied)
> Burglaries per 100K people in 2020: 579.7 — 130th highest of 1,114 cities
> 1-yr. change in all property crime per 100K people: -644.1 — 100th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,245.9 — 186th highest of 1,038 cities
> Population: 82,531

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48. Kingsville, Texas
> Change in reported burglary rate, 2019-2020: -204.5
> Burglaries reported in 2020: 130 — 493rd lowest of 1,114 cities (tied)
> Burglaries per 100K people in 2020: 516.0 — 170th highest of 1,114 cities
> 1-yr. change in all property crime per 100K people: -658.4 — 95th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,306.0 — 422nd highest of 1,038 cities
> Population: 25,605

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47. Modesto, California
> Change in reported burglary rate, 2019-2020: -204.6
> Burglaries reported in 2020: 706 — 106th highest of 1,114 cities
> Burglaries per 100K people in 2020: 326.0 — 434th highest of 1,114 cities
> 1-yr. change in all property crime per 100K people: -851.3 — 53rd lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,465.8 — 367th highest of 1,038 cities
> Population: 212,616

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46. Battle Creek, Michigan
> Change in reported burglary rate, 2019-2020: -205.1
> Burglaries reported in 2020: 335 — 260th highest of 1,114 cities
> Burglaries per 100K people in 2020: 553.9 — 145th highest of 1,114 cities
> 1-yr. change in all property crime per 100K people: -654.5 — 97th lowest of 1,037 cities
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,594.3 — 335th highest of 1,038 cities
> Population: 51,316

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