Percentage distribution of property crime in the United States in 2012, by type and region

RegionNortheastMidwestSouthWest
Property crime 12.9% 20.7% 42.2% 24.2%
Burglary 11.2% 20.6% 45% 23.2%
Larceny-theft 13.9% 21% 42.1% 23%
Motor vehicle theft 9.7% 18.6% 34.8% 37%
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This graph shows the percentage distribution of property crime in the United States in 2012, by type and region. In 2012, about 42.2 percent property crime in the U.S. was committed in the South, where about 37 percent of the U.S. population are living.

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