Special Report

Towns Where the Larceny Theft Rate Is Soaring

15. Sheridan, Colorado
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +1,428.6
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 459 — 98th highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 7,348.7 — 13th highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +2,882.8 — 2nd highest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 10,102.5 — 9th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 6,089

14. Durango, Colorado
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +1,469.0
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 789 — 15th highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 4,105.1 — 90th highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +1,808.6 — 15th highest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 4,979.2 — 109th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 18,588

13. Dyersburg, Tennessee
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +1,490.2
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 857 — 11th highest of 2,671 towns
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 5,281.6 — 37th highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +1,245.6 — 40th highest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 6,797.7 — 29th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 16,476

12. White Salmon, Washington
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +1,526.7
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 52 — 953rd lowest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 1,903.4 — 654th highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +1,736.8 — 18th highest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 2,452.4 — 697th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 2,554

11. Caro, Michigan
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: +1,595.6
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 131 — 947th highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 3,308.9 — 164th highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: +1,646.7 — 20th highest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,586.8 — 289th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 4,054

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