Special Report

Metro Areas Where the Larceny-Theft Rate Is Soaring

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5. Billings, MT
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +248.0
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 4,512 – 85th highest of 203 metros
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 2,456.1 – 9th highest of 203 metros
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +459.4 – 5th highest of 188 metros
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,471.9 – 11th highest of 199 metros
> Population: 181,667

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4. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +260.8
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 16,043 – 26th highest of 203 metros
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 1,581.1 – 71st highest of 203 metros
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: N/A
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,088.9 – 84th highest of 199 metros
> Population: 1,204,877

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3. Bismarck, ND
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +283.5
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 2,677 – 78th lowest of 203 metros
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 2,064.4 – 16th highest of 203 metros
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +532.4 – 2nd highest of 188 metros
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,847.1 – 24th highest of 199 metros
> Population: 129,115

2. Greeley, CO
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +320.6
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 5,076 – 77th highest of 203 metros
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 1,532.2 – 82nd highest of 203 metros
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +530.5 – 3rd highest of 188 metros
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,162.8 – 69th highest of 199 metros
> Population: 324,492

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1. Rapid City, SD
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +327.4
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 2,804 – 82nd lowest of 203 metros
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 1,948.8 – 26th highest of 203 metros
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +568.2 – the highest of 188 metros
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,971.1 – 19th highest of 199 metros
> Population: 142,191

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