TOP TEN STATES WITH THE MOST AND THE FEWEST NUMBER OF MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS, 2012
   Most motor vehicle thefts     Fewest motor vehicle thefts  
Rank State Vehicles stolen Rank State Vehicles stolen
1 California 168,608 1 Vermont 435
2 Texas 64,996 2 Wyoming 584
3 Florida 37,330 3 Maine 995
4 Georgia 28,536 4 New Hampshire 1,023
5 Washington 26,402 5 South Dakota 1,065
6 Illinois 25,690 6 North Dakota 1,151
7 Michigan 25,115 7 Idaho 1,364
8 Ohio 19,512 8 Delaware 1,436
9 Arizona 19,158 9 Alaska 1,522
10 New York  17,348 10 Montana 1,689

Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Reports.