A crude, but useful index is provided by considering how many personals are posted on Nerve.com within 10 miles of a zip code. All posters on Nerve aren't bohos, but they're close enough.
Frex, there are 40 women on Nerve in Greensboro, NC, 58 in Charlotte, 92 near Chapel Hill (my area) and 276 in Atlanta. This broadly corresponds to the value of each of these cities for bohos.
White Collar Crime
is on the rise, and was even during the economic boom. Lots of reasons, most notably the incentives created by stock options to manipulate earnings reports.