Special Report

States With the Most Arson

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25. Michigan
> Cases of reported arson (2017-2021): 211
> Arson cases per 100,000 residents (2017-2021): 2.1 — 12th fewest
> Population (2020): 10,077,331 — 10th largest

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24. Alabama
> Cases of reported arson (2017-2021): 260
> Arson cases per 100,000 residents (2017-2021): 5.2 — 24th most
> Population (2020): 5,024,279 — 24th largest

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23. Pennsylvania
> Cases of reported arson (2017-2021): 288
> Arson cases per 100,000 residents (2017-2021): 2.2 — 13th fewest
> Population (2020): 13,002,700 — 5th largest

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22. Colorado
> Cases of reported arson (2017-2021): 334
> Arson cases per 100,000 residents (2017-2021): 5.8 — 21st most
> Population (2020): 5,773,714 — 21st largest

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21. New Jersey
> Cases of reported arson (2017-2021): 342
> Arson cases per 100,000 residents (2017-2021): 3.7 — 21st fewest
> Population (2020): 9,288,994 — 11th largest

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