The Odds


Cancer
The number of deaths was 166.1 per 100,000 men and women per year. These rates are age-adjusted and based on 2010-2014 cases and deaths. Lifetime Risk of Developing Cancer: Approximately 38.5 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer of any site at some point during their lifetime, based on 2012-2014 data.




Crime
According to the FBI’s crime statistic rankings1 of U.S. cities with a population of 250,000 or more, here are the burglary stats by city on cases per 100,000 people for the 2012 calendar year (based on the most recent FBI crime report).

Cities with the Highest Violent Crime Rates

  1. Memphis, TN – 1,056.8
  2. Detroit, MI – 1,049.8
  3. Flint, MI – 907.5
  4. Stockton, CA – 889.3
  5. Anchorage, AK – 811.1
  6. Rockford, IL – 739.7
  7. Lubbock, TX – 720.2
  8. Las Vegas, NV – 696.5
  9. Nashville, TN – 665.9
  10. Little Rock, AR – 665.0

Cities with the Highest Property Crime Rates (includes Burglary, Larceny-theft, Motor Vehicle Theft)

  1. Spokane, WA – 5,538.5
  2. Fayetteville, NC – 5,359.6
  3. Little Rock, AR – 5,150.4
  4. Columbus, GA – 4,778.6
  5. San Antonio, TX – 4,688.1
  6. Springfield, MO – 4,623.0
  7. Lubbock, TX – 4,522.5
  8. Montgomery, AL – 4,448.0
  9. Fresno, CA – 4,423.8
  10. Miami, FL – 4,390.3

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