According to recently available crime data from the FBI and the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the current least-populous state, Alaska, leads the nation in vehicle theft per capita with 576 thefts per 100,000 people, the worst rate in the country. New Mexico also fell into the very worst bracket for robbery rates with around 564 thefts per 100,000 people.
In both states, the most stolen vehicles are Chevrolet pickup trucks – those were most commonly stolen in 16 states. Hondas were the most stolen brand in 19 states, the highest of any.
Vermont, Maine, New York, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania had the lowest car theft rates in the study.
SOURCE: trucker.com 2/27/19