Top 10 U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas By Motor Vehicle Theft Rate, 2021

 

Rank Metropolitan Statistical Area (1) Theft rate (2)
1 Bakersfield, CA   1,023.68 
2 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO   964.92 
3 Pueblo, CO   891.39 
4 Albuquerque, NM   710.58 
5 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 680.20 
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA 675.86 
7 Billings, MT   611.11 
8 Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI 597.83 
9 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 582.47 
10 Yuba City, CA   578.68 
(1) Metropolitan Statistical Areas are designated by the federal Office of Management and Budget and usually include areas much larger than the cities for which they are named. (2) Rate of vehicle thefts reported per 100,000 people based on U.S. Census Population Estimates. Source: National Insurance Crime Bureau.