Top 50 Cities Victimized by Identity Theft in 2006

RankingCityPopulation Estimate July 20061Phoenix1,512,9862Riverside, Calif.293,7613Las Vegas552,5394Miami404,0485Dallas1,232,9406Sacramento, Calif.453,7817San Francisco744,0418Los Angeles3,849,3789Houston2,144,49110San Antonio1,296,68211Orlando, Fla.220,18612San Diego1,256,95113San Jose, Calif.929,93614Atlanta486,41115Denver566,97416Austin, Texas709,89317Memphis, Tenn.670,90218Washington, D.C.581,53019Jacksonville, Fla.794,55520Seattle582,45421Charlotte, N.C.630,47822New York City8,214,42623Tampa, Fla.332,88824Chicago2,833,32125Portland, Ore537,08126Indianapolis785,59727Baltimore631,36628Salt Lake City178,85829Philadelphia1,448,39430Detroit871,12131Birmingham, Ala.229,42432Oklahoma City537,73433Cleveland444,31334Hartford, Conn.124,51235Kansas City, Mo.447,30636Columbus, Ohio733,20337Richmond, Va.192,91338Virginia Beach, Va.435,61939Nashville, Tenn.578,69840Boston590,76341St. Louis347,18142Milwaukee573,35843Minneapolis372,83344Louisville, Ky.256,231*45Providence, R.I.175,25546Rochester, N.Y.208,12347Pittsburgh312,81948Cincinnati332,25249Buffalo, N.Y.276,05950New Orleans223,388 Source: Rankings provided by the Identity Theft Resource Center and Uni-Ball Pens. Population estimates from U.S. Census Bureau, Chain Store Age research. *Louisville estimate from 2000 data, 2006 estimate unavailable.