Each year, the National Insurance Crime Bureau releases rankings of vehicle theft hot spots. The NICB reviews FBI data on vehicle theft to determine the most-targeted metropolitan areas. In 2011, Fresno, Calif., topped the chart as the nation's auto theft hot spot.
|Vehicle Theft Hot Spots|
|The following 10 metropolitan areas had the highest rate of vehicle theft per 100,000 residents in 2011, according to the NICB.|
|Rank||Metropolitan Area||2010 Rank|
Source: National Insurance Crime Bureau