Special Report

Towns Where the Larceny Theft Rate Is Soaring

30. Anadarko, Oklahoma
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +1,104.5
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 216 — 529th highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 3,336.9 — 160th highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +1,611.1 — 23rd highest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 5,020.9 — 104th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 6,626

29. Honea Path, South Carolina
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +1,105.9
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 153 — 832nd highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 3,966.8 — 101st highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +1,457.1 — 25th highest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 5,289.1 — 88th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 3,695

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28. Columbus, Wisconsin
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +1,122.3
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 102 — 1,148th highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 1,986.8 — 600th highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +1,101.3 — 57th highest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,142.6 — 857th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 5,058

27. Long View, North Carolina
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +1,131.1
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 111 — 1,092nd highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 2,248.8 — 477th highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +1,838.2 — 14th highest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,626.4 — 280th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 4,959

26. Winooski, Vermont
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +1,145.1
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 177 — 702nd highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 2,411.1 — 400th highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +1,104.6 — 55th highest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,847.0 — 528th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 7,242

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