Special Report

Metro Areas Where the Larceny-Theft Rate Is Soaring

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20. Staunton, VA
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +57.2
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 1,438 – 31st lowest of 203 metros
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 1,163.7 – 64th lowest of 203 metros
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +37.6 – 31st highest of 188 metros
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,466.4 – 48th lowest of 199 metros
> Population: 123,120

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19. Raleigh-Cary, NC
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +58.4
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 16,068 – 25th highest of 203 metros
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 1,129.7 – 60th lowest of 203 metros
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +106.6 – 19th highest of 188 metros
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,504.3 – 55th lowest of 199 metros
> Population: 1,390,785

18. Idaho Falls, ID
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +81.4
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 1,241 – 21st lowest of 203 metros
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 801.7 – 15th lowest of 203 metros
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +199.1 – 14th highest of 188 metros
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,288.2 – 34th lowest of 199 metros
> Population: 151,516

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17. Akron, OH
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +89.0
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 11,389 – 38th highest of 203 metros
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 1,620.9 – 62nd highest of 203 metros
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +86.9 – 22nd highest of 188 metros
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,139.4 – 78th highest of 199 metros
> Population: 703,479

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16. Fond du Lac, WI
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +98.1
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 1,003 – 10th lowest of 203 metros
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 968.9 – 38th lowest of 203 metros
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +49.9 – 29th highest of 188 metros
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,146.7 – 19th lowest of 199 metros
> Population: 103,403

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