Here are the burglary capitals of the U.S.

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Nearly 1.73 million burglaries occurred in the U.S. in 2014, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Although most standard homeowner’s insurance policies cover the costs associated with damaged and stolen property due to burglary, victims can suffer from fear and anxiety in the aftermath.

To help people know which places are most affected, the team at FindTheHome wanted to know where burglaries occur most frequently. To do this, we consulted the most recent estimates from the American Community Survey (2014) and determined the U.S. county in every state with the highest burglary rate per 100,000 people.

We’ve sorted this list from lowest to highest burglary rate and include total burglaries and violent crime statistics for each county.

#50. Vermont: Rutland County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 203.73
Total Burglaries: 124

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 105.2
Total Violent Crimes: 64

Population: 60,864
Major City in County: Rutland

#49. New Hampshire: Hillsborough County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 338.15
Total Burglaries: 1,362

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 262.9
Total Violent Crimes: 1,059

Population: 402,776
Major City in County: Manchester

#48. Connecticut: Hartford County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 400.95
Total Burglaries: 3,598

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 267.6
Total Violent Crimes: 2,401

Population: 897,374
Major City in County: Hartford

#47. Maine: Oxford County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 441.61
Total Burglaries: 254

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 109.5
Total Violent Crimes: 63

Population: 57,517
Major City in County: Rumford

#46. Massachusetts: Bristol County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 448.40
Total Burglaries: 2,471

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 538.0
Total Violent Crimes: 2,965

Population: 551,065
Major City in County: New Bedford

#45. Wyoming: Laramie County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 452.27
Total Burglaries: 427

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 163.1
Total Violent Crimes: 154

Population: 94,412
Major City in County: Cheyenne

#44. Alaska: Anchorage Municipality

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 461.13
Total Burglaries: 1,375

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 873.6
Total Violent Crimes: 2,605

Population: 298,178
Major City in County: Anchorage

#43. Delaware: New Castle County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 490.98
Total Burglaries: 2,680

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 413.7
Total Violent Crimes: 2,258

Population: 545,846
Major City in County: Wilmington

#42. Montana: Yellowstone County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 518.54
Total Burglaries: 788

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 342.2
Total Violent Crimes: 520

Population: 151,965
Major City in County: Billings

#41. South Dakota: Pennington County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 529.77
Total Burglaries: 554

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 504.9
Total Violent Crimes: 528

Population: 104,574
Major City in County: Rapid City

#40. New Jersey: Camden County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 551.66
Total Burglaries: 2,828

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 452.4
Total Violent Crimes: 2,319

Population: 512,632
Major City in County: Camden

#39. New York: Schenectady County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 561.94
Total Burglaries: 872

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 398.3
Total Violent Crimes: 618

Population: 155,178
Major City in County: Schenectady

#38. Rhode Island: Providence County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 580.19
Total Burglaries: 3,651

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 287.3
Total Violent Crimes: 1,808

Population: 629,280
Major City in County: Providence

#37. Utah: Tooele County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 581.93
Total Burglaries: 349

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 223.4
Total Violent Crimes: 134

Population: 59,973
Major City in County: Tooele

#36. Pennsylvania: Philadelphia County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 626.67
Total Burglaries: 9,694

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 1,029.5
Total Violent Crimes: 15,925

Population: 1,546,920
Major City in County: Philadelphia

#35. Hawaii: Maui County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 658.63
Total Burglaries: 1,046

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 319.9
Total Violent Crimes: 508

Population: 158,814
Major City in County: Kahului

#34. Idaho: Bonner County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 718.84
Total Burglaries: 294

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 122.3
Total Violent Crimes: 50

Population: 40,899
Major City in County: Sandpoint

#33. North Dakota: Williams County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 720.46
Total Burglaries: 195

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 605.9
Total Violent Crimes: 164

Population: 27,066
Major City in County: Williston

#32. Michigan: Wayne County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 746.28
Total Burglaries: 13,359

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 945.4
Total Violent Crimes: 16,924

Population: 1,790,078
Major City in County: Detroit

#31. Oregon: Lincoln County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 762.93
Total Burglaries: 352

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 327.3
Total Violent Crimes: 151

Population: 46,138
Major City in County: Newport

#30. Wisconsin: Douglas County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 767.64
Total Burglaries: 337

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 200.5
Total Violent Crimes: 88

Population: 43,901
Major City in County: Superior

#29. Arizona: Mohave County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 824.77
Total Burglaries: 1,670

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 200.0
Total Violent Crimes: 405

Population: 202,482
Major City in County: Grand Canyon West

#28. Nevada: Clark County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 881.21
Total Burglaries: 17,656

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 756.1
Total Violent Crimes: 15,150

Population: 2,003,613
Major City in County: Las Vegas

#27. Kentucky: Jefferson County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 910.20
Total Burglaries: 6,840

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 552.5
Total Violent Crimes: 4,152

Population: 751,485
Major City in County: Louisville/Jefferson County

#26. West Virginia: Raleigh County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 915.93
Total Burglaries: 722

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 388.2
Total Violent Crimes: 306

Population: 78,827
Major City in County: Beckley

#25. Nebraska: Otoe County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 952.38
Total Burglaries: 150

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 31.7
Total Violent Crimes: 5

Population: 15,750
Major City in County: Nebraska City

#24. California: Kern County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 993.79
Total Burglaries: 8,524

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 520.3
Total Violent Crimes: 4,463

Population: 857,730
Major City in County: Bakersfield

#23. Iowa: Pottawattamie County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,002.65
Total Burglaries: 934

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 0,482.0
Total Violent Crimes: 449

Population: 93,153
Major City in County: Council Bluffs

#22. Florida: Leon County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,036.38
Total Burglaries: 2,911

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 748.4
Total Violent Crimes: 2,102

Population: 280,882
Major City in County: Tallahassee

#21. Minnesota: Pine County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,100.62
Total Burglaries: 323

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 259.0
Total Violent Crimes: 76

Population: 29,347
Major City in County: Pine City

#20. Maryland: Baltimore City

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,113.02
Total Burglaries: 6,926

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 1,341.2
Total Violent Crimes: 8,346

Population: 622,271
Major City in County: Baltimore

#19. Illinois: Vermilion County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,129.09
Total Burglaries: 912

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 581.9
Total Violent Crimes: 470

Population: 80,773
Major City in County: Danville

#18. Washington: Spokane County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,148.34
Total Burglaries: 5,477

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 348.7
Total Violent Crimes: 1,663

Population: 476,950
Major City in County: Spokane

#17. New Mexico: Chaves County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,199.70
Total Burglaries: 790

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 639.3
Total Violent Crimes: 421

Population: 65,850
Major City in County: Roswell

#16. Kansas: Barton County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,200.75
Total Burglaries: 331

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 348.3
Total Violent Crimes: 96

Population: 27,566
Major City in County: Great Bend

#15. Oklahoma: Carter County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,230.12
Total Burglaries: 594

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 938.1
Total Violent Crimes: 453

Population: 48,288
Major City in County: Ardmore

#14. Virginia: Portsmouth City

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,275.95
Total Burglaries: 1,225

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 605.2
Total Violent Crimes: 581

Population: 96,007
Major City in County: Portsmouth

#13. South Carolina: Anderson County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,283.18
Total Burglaries: 2,435

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 543.3
Total Violent Crimes: 1,031

Population: 189,763
Major City in County: Anderson

#12. Ohio: Marion County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,298.15
Total Burglaries: 859

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 188.9
Total Violent Crimes: 125

Population: 66,171
Major City in County: Marion

#11. Missouri: St. Louis City

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,320.57
Total Burglaries: 4,209

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 1,677.9
Total Violent Crimes: 5,348

Population: 318,727
Major City in County: St. Louis

#10. Indiana: Marion County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,337.16
Total Burglaries: 12,293

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 1,178.2
Total Violent Crimes: 10,832

Population: 919,336
Major City in County: Indianapolis

#9. Tennessee: Shelby County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,350.56
Total Burglaries: 12,643

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 1,314.2
Total Violent Crimes: 12,303

Population: 936,130
Major City in County: Memphis

#8. Colorado: Pueblo County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,396.52
Total Burglaries: 2,245

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 582.9
Total Violent Crimes: 937

Population: 160,757
Major City in County: Pueblo

#7. Texas: Potter County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,549.33
Total Burglaries: 1,891

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 1,126.6
Total Violent Crimes: 1,375

Population: 122,053
Major City in County: Amarillo

#6. Louisiana: Ouachita Parish

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,610.59
Total Burglaries: 2,501

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 326.5
Total Violent Crimes: 507

Population: 155,285
Major City in County: Monroe

#5. Alabama: Dallas County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,726.60
Total Burglaries: 738

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 783.8
Total Violent Crimes: 335

Population: 42,743
Major City in County: Selma

#4. Arkansas: Mississippi County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,760.49
Total Burglaries: 799

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 945.2
Total Violent Crimes: 429

Population: 45,385
Major City in County: Blytheville

#3. North Carolina: Columbus County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 1,959.59
Total Burglaries: 1,127

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 460.8
Total Violent Crimes: 265

Population: 57,512
Major City in County: Whiteville

#2. Mississippi: Washington County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 2,088.41
Total Burglaries: 1,045

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 263.8
Total Violent Crimes: 132

Population: 50,038
Major City in County: Greenville

#1. Georgia: Sumter County

 

Burglaries per 100K People: 2,197.84
Total Burglaries: 699

Violent Crimes per 100K People: 666.6
Total Violent Crimes: 212

Population: 31,804
Major City in County: Americus

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