This Missouri City Had the Most Stolen Vehicles Per-Capita
How would you like to wake up and find out your car or truck was stolen from your driveway overnight? I am 100% certain of your answer to that question. Unfortunately, many people in the country have had to deal with that problem this morning. If you have not updated your auto insurance you just might want to take a look at doing so. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau's (NICB) annual Hot Spots report, the people of Albuquerque, New Mexico have the most concerns with this problem.
According to NICB, Albuquerque heads the list of the top-10 Metropolitan areas with the highest per-capita rate of car thefts. Five California cities occupy the top ten list with only one city from the Tri-States listed and that one is in Missouri.
Can you guess what city from the Show-Me State is on the list? Believe it or not, it is not St. Louis or Kansas City. It's St. Joseph, Missouri which is listed as number-10. Listed below is the top ten cities per-capita for car thefts and the total amount of vehicles reported stolen last year.
1. Albuquerque, New Mexico 7,146
2. Anchorage, Alaska 3,087
3. Bakersfield, California 6,748
4. Pueblo, Colorado 1,175
5. Modesto, California 3,428
6. Redding, California 1,037
7. Stockton, California 4.287
8. Wichita, Kansas 3,547
9. Vallejo, California 2,404
10. St. Joseph, Missouri 638