TOP 10 U.S. METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS BY MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT RATE, 2014

 

Rank Metropolitan Statistical Area (1) Vehicles stolen Rate (2)
1 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 29,093 633.27
2 Bakersfield, CA 5,211 595.82
3 Stockton-Lodi, CA 4,245 593.21
4 Odessa, TX  886 575.68
5 Modesto, CA 3,047 572.75
6 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 3,032 560.49
7 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 2,414 559.92
8 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA  20,268 552.04
9 Fresno, CA 5,260 544.53
10 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 10,531 539.26
(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 the 2014 U.S. Census Population Estimates. Source: National Insurance Crime Bureau.