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Arson Table 1

Arson Rate

by Population Group, 2010

[12,821 agencies; 2010 estimated population
258,332,630; rate per 100,000 inhabitants]

Population group Rate
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES 19.6
TOTAL CITIES 21.9
Group I (250,000 and over) 32.4
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 29.7
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 31.9
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 35.7
Group II (100,000 to 249,999) 21.7
Group III (50,000 to 99,999) 19.1
Group IV (25,000 to 49,999) 16.4
Group V (10,000 to 24,999) 14.1
Group VI (under 10,000) 21.4
Metropolitan counties 15.1
Nonmetropolitan counties 13.9
Suburban areas1 14.3
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city. The agencies associated with suburban areas also appear in other groups within this table.