Table 4

Crime in the United States

by Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2009–2010

Area Year Population1 Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
United States Total2, 3, 4 2009 307,006,550 1,325,896 431.9 15,399 5.0 89,241 29.1 408,742 133.1 812,514 264.7 9,337,060 3,041.3 2,203,313 717.7 6,338,095 2,064.5 795,652 259.2
2010 308,745,538 1,246,248 403.6 14,748 4.8 84,767 27.5 367,832 119.1 778,901 252.3 9,082,887 2,941.9 2,159,878 699.6 6,185,867 2,003.5 737,142 238.8
Percent change -6.0 -6.5 -4.2 -4.8 -5.0 -5.5 -10.0 -10.5 -4.1 -4.7 -2.7 -3.3 -2.0 -2.5 -2.4 -3.0 -7.4 -7.9
Northeast 2009 55,283,679 198,722 359.5 2,120 3.8 10,842 19.6 70,501 127.5 115,259 208.5 1,174,338 2,124.2 225,041 407.1 869,775 1,573.3 79,522 143.8
2010 55,317,240 197,491 357.0 2,307 4.2 10,724 19.4 68,799 124.4 115,661 209.1 1,170,424 2,115.8 234,102 423.2 860,706 1,555.9 75,616 136.7
Percent change -0.6 -0.7 +8.8 +8.8 -1.1 -1.1 -2.4 -2.5 +0.3 +0.3 -0.3 -0.4 +4.0 +4.0 -1.0 -1.1 -4.9 -5.0
New England 2009 14,429,720 48,311 334.8 356 2.5 3,593 24.9 13,217 91.6 31,145 215.8 338,867 2,348.4 70,555 489.0 243,987 1,690.9 24,325 168.6
2010 14,444,865 47,945 331.9 413 2.9 3,557 24.6 12,146 84.1 31,829 220.3 335,198 2,320.5 75,226 520.8 237,014 1,640.8 22,958 158.9
Percent change -0.8 -0.9 +16.0 +15.9 -1.0 -1.1 -8.1 -8.2 +2.2 +2.1 -1.1 -1.2 +6.6 +6.5 -2.9 -3.0 -5.6 -5.7
Connecticut 2009 3,518,288 10,588 300.9 106 3.0 657 18.7 4,001 113.7 5,824 165.5 82,625 2,348.4 15,172 431.2 59,992 1,705.1 7,461 212.1
2010 3,574,097 10,057 281.4 130 3.6 583 16.3 3,553 99.4 5,791 162.0 78,386 2,193.2 15,172 424.5 56,507 1,581.0 6,707 187.7
Percent change -5.0 -6.5 +22.6 +20.7 -11.3 -12.6 -11.2 -12.6 -0.6 -2.1 -5.1 -6.6 0.0 -1.6 -5.8 -7.3 -10.1 -11.5
Maine 2009 1,318,301 1,580 119.9 26 2.0 375 28.4 399 30.3 780 59.2 31,706 2,405.1 6,729 510.4 23,955 1,817.1 1,022 77.5
2010 1,328,361 1,621 122.0 24 1.8 389 29.3 414 31.2 794 59.8 32,934 2,479.3 7,359 554.0 24,585 1,850.8 990 74.5
Percent change +2.6 +1.8 -7.7 -8.4 +3.7 +2.9 +3.8 +3.0 +1.8 +1.0 +3.9 +3.1 +9.4 +8.5 +2.6 +1.9 -3.1 -3.9
Massachusetts 2009 6,593,587 30,503 462.6 173 2.6 1,734 26.3 7,467 113.2 21,129 320.4 153,178 2,323.1 34,515 523.5 106,799 1,619.7 11,864 179.9
2010 6,547,629 30,553 466.6 210 3.2 1,745 26.7 6,874 105.0 21,724 331.8 153,905 2,350.5 37,767 576.8 104,685 1,598.8 11,453 174.9
Percent change +0.2 +0.9 +21.4 +22.2 +0.6 +1.3 -7.9 -7.3 +2.8 +3.5 +0.5 +1.2 +9.4 +10.2 -2.0 -1.3 -3.5 -2.8
New Hampshire 2009 1,324,575 2,125 160.4 11 0.8 399 30.1 454 34.3 1,261 95.2 28,790 2,173.5 4,915 371.1 22,748 1,717.4 1,127 85.1
2010 1,316,470 2,198 167.0 13 1.0 412 31.3 451 34.3 1,322 100.4 28,782 2,186.3 5,441 413.3 22,373 1,699.5 968 73.5
Percent change +3.4 +4.1 +18.2 +18.9 +3.3 +3.9 -0.7 0.0 +4.8 +5.5 * +0.6 +10.7 +11.4 -1.6 -1.0 -14.1 -13.6
Rhode Island 2009 1,053,209 2,678 254.3 32 3.0 296 28.1 785 74.5 1,565 148.6 27,558 2,616.6 5,753 546.2 19,403 1,842.3 2,402 228.1
2010 1,052,567 2,701 256.6 29 2.8 296 28.1 780 74.1 1,596 151.6 26,910 2,556.6 6,121 581.5 18,390 1,747.2 2,399 227.9
Percent change +0.9 +0.9 -9.4 -9.3 0.0 +0.1 -0.6 -0.6 +2.0 +2.0 -2.4 -2.3 +6.4 +6.5 -5.2 -5.2 -0.1 -0.1
Vermont 2009 621,760 837 134.6 8 1.3 132 21.2 111 17.9 586 94.2 15,010 2,414.1 3,471 558.3 11,090 1,783.6 449 72.2
2010 625,741 815 130.2 7 1.1 132 21.1 74 11.8 602 96.2 14,281 2,282.3 3,366 537.9 10,474 1,673.9 441 70.5
Percent change -2.6 -3.2 -12.5 -13.1 0.0 -0.6 -33.3 -33.8 +2.7 +2.1 -4.9 -5.5 -3.0 -3.6 -5.6 -6.2 -1.8 -2.4
Middle Atlantic 2009 40,853,959 150,411 368.2 1,764 4.3 7,249 17.7 57,284 140.2 84,114 205.9 835,471 2,045.0 154,486 378.1 625,788 1,531.8 55,197 135.1
2010 40,872,375 149,546 365.9 1,894 4.6 7,167 17.5 56,653 138.6 83,832 205.1 835,226 2,043.5 158,876 388.7 623,692 1,525.9 52,658 128.8
Percent change -0.6 -0.6 +7.4 +7.3 -1.1 -1.2 -1.1 -1.1 -0.3 -0.4 * -0.1 +2.8 +2.8 -0.3 -0.4 -4.6 -4.6
New Jersey 2009 8,707,739 27,113 311.4 319 3.7 1,041 12.0 11,639 133.7 14,114 162.1 180,752 2,075.8 36,945 424.3 128,303 1,473.4 15,504 178.0
2010 8,791,894 27,055 307.7 371 4.2 981 11.2 11,818 134.4 13,885 157.9 183,042 2,081.9 38,732 440.5 128,754 1,464.5 15,556 176.9
Percent change -0.2 -1.2 +16.3 +15.2 -5.8 -6.7 +1.5 +0.6 -1.6 -2.6 +1.3 +0.3 +4.8 +3.8 +0.4 -0.6 +0.3 -0.6
New York 2009 19,541,453 75,110 384.4 781 4.0 2,582 13.2 28,141 144.0 43,606 223.1 377,537 1,932.0 62,769 321.2 292,897 1,498.8 21,871 111.9
2010 19,378,102 75,977 392.1 866 4.5 2,771 14.3 28,473 146.9 43,867 226.4 376,161 1,941.2 64,973 335.3 290,755 1,500.4 20,433 105.4
Percent change +1.2 +2.0 +10.9 +11.8 +7.3 +8.2 +1.2 +2.0 +0.6 +1.4 -0.4 +0.5 +3.5 +4.4 -0.7 +0.1 -6.6 -5.8
Pennsylvania 2009 12,604,767 48,188 382.3 664 5.3 3,626 28.8 17,504 138.9 26,394 209.4 277,182 2,199.0 54,772 434.5 204,588 1,623.1 17,822 141.4
2010 12,702,379 46,514 366.2 657 5.2 3,415 26.9 16,362 128.8 26,080 205.3 276,023 2,173.0 55,171 434.3 204,183 1,607.4 16,669 131.2
Percent change -3.5 -4.2 -1.1 -1.8 -5.8 -6.5 -6.5 -7.2 -1.2 -1.9 -0.4 -1.2 +0.7 * -0.2 -1.0 -6.5 -7.2
Midwest2, 3 2009 66,836,911 259,451 388.2 3,088 4.6 22,161 33.2 80,758 120.8 153,444 229.6 1,940,412 2,903.2 452,434 676.9 1,345,404 2,013.0 142,574 213.3
2010 66,927,001 242,626 362.5 2,938 4.4 20,825 31.1 72,093 107.7 146,770 219.3 1,896,416 2,833.6 447,460 668.6 1,310,742 1,958.5 138,214 206.5
Percent change -6.5 -6.6 -4.9 -5.0 -6.0 -6.2 -10.7 -10.8 -4.3 -4.5 -2.3 -2.4 -1.1 -1.2 -2.6 -2.7 -3.1 -3.2
East North Central2 2009 46,500,668 188,420 405.2 2,381 5.1 15,283 32.9 65,271 140.4 105,485 226.8 1,361,411 2,927.7 333,598 717.4 926,363 1,992.1 101,450 218.2
2010 46,421,564 175,192 377.4 2,196 4.7 14,353 30.9 58,749 126.6 99,894 215.2 1,326,443 2,857.4 329,469 709.7 898,451 1,935.4 98,523 212.2
Percent change -7.0 -6.9 -7.8 -7.6 -6.1 -5.9 -10.0 -9.8 -5.3 -5.1 -2.6 -2.4 -1.2 -1.1 -3.0 -2.8 -2.9 -2.7
Illinois2 2009 12,910,409 64,185 497.2 773 6.0 3,901 30.2 22,923 177.6 36,588 283.4 353,347 2,736.9 77,850 603.0 248,821 1,927.3 26,676 206.6
2010 12,830,632 55,835 435.2 706 5.5 3,033 23.6 20,054 156.3 32,042 249.7 343,989 2,681.0 75,399 587.6 239,794 1,868.9 28,796 224.4
Percent change -13.0 -12.5 -8.7 -8.1 -22.3 -21.8 -12.5 -12.0 -12.4 -11.9 -2.6 -2.0 -3.1 -2.5 -3.6 -3.0 +7.9 +8.6
Indiana 2009 6,423,113 21,455 334.0 312 4.9 1,621 25.2 7,347 114.4 12,175 189.5 199,907 3,112.3 48,880 761.0 137,190 2,135.9 13,837 215.4
2010 6,483,802 20,389 314.5 292 4.5 1,761 27.2 6,219 95.9 12,117 186.9 197,260 3,042.4 47,115 726.7 137,027 2,113.4 13,118 202.3
Percent change -5.0 -5.9 -6.4 -7.3 +8.6 +7.6 -15.4 -16.1 -0.5 -1.4 -1.3 -2.2 -3.6 -4.5 -0.1 -1.1 -5.2 -6.1
Michigan 2009 9,969,727 49,825 499.8 623 6.2 4,524 45.4 12,427 124.6 32,251 323.5 284,019 2,848.8 76,046 762.8 178,628 1,791.7 29,345 294.3
2010 9,883,640 48,460 490.3 567 5.7 4,673 47.3 11,493 116.3 31,727 321.0 268,201 2,713.6 73,868 747.4 166,980 1,689.5 27,353 276.8
Percent change -2.7 -1.9 -9.0 -8.2 +3.3 +4.2 -7.5 -6.7 -1.6 -0.8 -5.6 -4.7 -2.9 -2.0 -6.5 -5.7 -6.8 -6.0
Ohio 2009 11,542,645 38,305 331.9 527 4.6 4,119 35.7 17,670 153.1 15,989 138.5 376,446 3,261.3 104,009 901.1 249,777 2,163.9 22,660 196.3
2010 11,536,504 36,366 315.2 476 4.1 3,699 32.1 16,479 142.8 15,712 136.2 374,381 3,245.2 106,521 923.3 246,742 2,138.8 21,118 183.1
Percent change -5.1 -5.0 -9.7 -9.6 -10.2 -10.1 -6.7 -6.7 -1.7 -1.7 -0.5 -0.5 +2.4 +2.5 -1.2 -1.2 -6.8 -6.8
Wisconsin 2009 5,654,774 14,650 259.1 146 2.6 1,118 19.8 4,904 86.7 8,482 150.0 147,692 2,611.8 26,813 474.2 111,947 1,979.7 8,932 158.0
2010 5,686,986 14,142 248.7 155 2.7 1,187 20.9 4,504 79.2 8,296 145.9 142,612 2,507.7 26,566 467.1 107,908 1,897.5 8,138 143.1
Percent change -3.5 -4.0 +6.2 +5.6 +6.2 +5.6 -8.2 -8.7 -2.2 -2.7 -3.4 -4.0 -0.9 -1.5 -3.6 -4.2 -8.9 -9.4
West North Central3 2009 20,336,243 71,031 349.3 707 3.5 6,878 33.8 15,487 76.2 47,959 235.8 579,001 2,847.1 118,836 584.4 419,041 2,060.6 41,124 202.2
2010 20,505,437 67,434 328.9 742 3.6 6,472 31.6 13,344 65.1 46,876 228.6 569,973 2,779.6 117,991 575.4 412,291 2,010.6 39,691 193.6
Percent change -5.1 -5.8 +5.0 +4.1 -5.9 -6.7 -13.8 -14.5 -2.3 -3.1 -1.6 -2.4 -0.7 -1.5 -1.6 -2.4 -3.5 -4.3
Iowa 2009 3,007,856 8,485 282.1 38 1.3 890 29.6 1,201 39.9 6,356 211.3 70,080 2,329.9 16,419 545.9 49,757 1,654.2 3,904 129.8
2010 3,046,355 8,333 273.5 39 1.3 836 27.4 1,011 33.2 6,447 211.6 68,315 2,242.5 16,656 546.8 47,883 1,571.8 3,776 124.0
Percent change -1.8 -3.0 +2.6 +1.3 -6.1 -7.3 -15.8 -16.9 +1.4 +0.1 -2.5 -3.8 +1.4 +0.2 -3.8 -5.0 -3.3 -4.5
Kansas 2009 2,818,747 11,460 406.6 125 4.4 1,179 41.8 1,786 63.4 8,370 296.9 90,930 3,225.9 19,473 690.8 65,499 2,323.7 5,958 211.4
2010 2,853,118 10,531 369.1 100 3.5 1,107 38.8 1,544 54.1 7,780 272.7 89,015 3,119.9 19,404 680.1 63,602 2,229.2 6,009 210.6
Percent change -8.1 -9.2 -20.0 -21.0 -6.1 -7.2 -13.5 -14.6 -7.0 -8.2 -2.1 -3.3 -0.4 -1.6 -2.9 -4.1 +0.9 -0.4
Minnesota3 2009 5,266,214 12,874 244.5 74 1.4 1,789 34.0 3,619 68.7 7,392 140.4 139,286 2,644.9 25,580 485.7 105,160 1,996.9 8,546 162.3
2010 5,303,925 12,515 236.0 96 1.8 1,798 33.9 3,388 63.9 7,233 136.4 136,431 2,572.3 24,415 460.3 103,429 1,950.0 8,587 161.9
Percent change -2.8 -3.5 +29.7 +28.8 +0.5 -0.2 -6.4 -7.0 -2.2 -2.8 -2.0 -2.7 -4.6 -5.2 -1.6 -2.3 +0.5 -0.2
Missouri 2009 5,987,580 29,513 492.9 387 6.5 1,606 26.8 7,437 124.2 20,083 335.4 201,783 3,370.0 43,591 728.0 140,764 2,350.9 17,428 291.1
2010 5,988,927 27,252 455.0 420 7.0 1,432 23.9 6,132 102.4 19,268 321.7 200,414 3,346.4 44,043 735.4 140,320 2,343.0 16,051 268.0
Percent change -7.7 -7.7 +8.5 +8.5 -10.8 -10.9 -17.5 -17.6 -4.1 -4.1 -0.7 -0.7 +1.0 +1.0 -0.3 -0.3 -7.9 -7.9
Nebraska 2009 1,796,619 5,199 289.4 41 2.3 617 34.3 1,220 67.9 3,321 184.8 49,731 2,768.0 8,726 485.7 37,496 2,087.0 3,509 195.3
2010 1,826,341 5,104 279.5 54 3.0 672 36.8 1,025 56.1 3,353 183.6 48,821 2,673.2 8,326 455.9 36,881 2,019.4 3,614 197.9
Percent change -1.8 -3.4 +31.7 +29.6 +8.9 +7.1 -16.0 -17.4 +1.0 -0.7 -1.8 -3.4 -4.6 -6.1 -1.6 -3.2 +3.0 +1.3
North Dakota 2009 646,844 1,723 266.4 12 1.9 296 45.8 107 16.5 1,308 202.2 12,813 1,980.8 2,426 375.1 9,474 1,464.6 913 141.1
2010 672,591 1,513 225.0 10 1.5 237 35.2 90 13.4 1,176 174.8 11,895 1,768.5 1,966 292.3 9,070 1,348.5 859 127.7
Percent change -12.2 -15.5 -16.7 -19.9 -19.9 -23.0 -15.9 -19.1 -10.1 -13.5 -7.2 -10.7 -19.0 -22.1 -4.3 -7.9 -5.9 -9.5
South Dakota 2009 812,383 1,777 218.7 30 3.7 501 61.7 117 14.4 1,129 139.0 14,378 1,769.9 2,621 322.6 10,891 1,340.6 866 106.6
2010 814,180 2,186 268.5 23 2.8 390 47.9 154 18.9 1,619 198.9 15,082 1,852.4 3,181 390.7 11,106 1,364.1 795 97.6
Percent change +23.0 +22.7 -23.3 -23.5 -22.2 -22.3 +31.6 +31.3 +43.4 +43.1 +4.9 +4.7 +21.4 +21.1 +2.0 +1.7 -8.2 -8.4
South4 2009 113,317,879 562,140 496.1 6,897 6.1 34,156 30.1 161,102 142.2 359,985 317.7 4,096,256 3,614.8 1,057,193 932.9 2,738,203 2,416.4 300,860 265.5
2010 114,555,744 517,805 452.0 6,459 5.6 31,969 27.9 140,161 122.4 339,216 296.1 3,939,317 3,438.8 1,015,404 886.4 2,652,060 2,315.1 271,853 237.3
Percent change -7.9 -8.9 -6.4 -7.4 -6.4 -7.4 -13.0 -13.9 -5.8 -6.8 -3.8 -4.9 -4.0 -5.0 -3.1 -4.2 -9.6 -10.6
South Atlantic4 2009 59,195,930 295,535 499.2 3,457 5.8 15,536 26.2 88,467 149.4 188,075 317.7 2,075,722 3,506.5 525,268 887.3 1,391,957 2,351.4 158,497 267.7
2010 59,777,037 271,458 454.1 3,342 5.6 14,557 24.4 76,744 128.4 176,815 295.8 1,991,306 3,331.2 504,361 843.7 1,345,746 2,251.3 141,199 236.2
Percent change -8.1 -9.0 -3.3 -4.3 -6.3 -7.2 -13.3 -14.1 -6.0 -6.9 -4.1 -5.0 -4.0 -4.9 -3.3 -4.3 -10.9 -11.8
Delaware 2009 885,122 5,713 645.4 41 4.6 395 44.6 1,680 189.8 3,597 406.4 29,685 3,353.8 6,943 784.4 20,836 2,354.0 1,906 215.3
2010 897,934 5,575 620.9 48 5.3 312 34.7 1,829 203.7 3,386 377.1 30,963 3,448.2 7,515 836.9 21,519 2,396.5 1,929 214.8
Percent change -2.4 -3.8 +17.1 +15.4 -21.0 -22.1 +8.9 +7.3 -5.9 -7.2 +4.3 +2.8 +8.2 +6.7 +3.3 +1.8 +1.2 -0.2
District of Columbia4 2009 599,657 8,089 1,348.9 145 24.2 150 25.0 4,404 734.4 3,390 565.3 28,495 4,751.9 3,696 616.4 19,267 3,213.0 5,532 922.5
2010 601,723 8,004 1,330.2 132 21.9 187 31.1 4,325 718.8 3,360 558.4 28,756 4,778.9 4,231 703.1 19,489 3,238.9 5,036 836.9
Percent change -1.1 -1.4 -9.0 -9.3 +24.7 +24.2 -1.8 -2.1 -0.9 -1.2 +0.9 +0.6 +14.5 +14.1 +1.2 +0.8 -9.0 -9.3
Florida 2009 18,537,969 113,541 612.5 1,017 5.5 5,501 29.7 30,911 166.7 76,112 410.6 712,010 3,840.8 181,884 981.1 479,867 2,588.6 50,259 271.1
2010 18,801,310 101,969 542.4 987 5.2 5,373 28.6 26,086 138.7 69,523 369.8 669,035 3,558.4 169,119 899.5 458,454 2,438.4 41,462 220.5
Percent change -10.2 -11.4 -2.9 -4.3 -2.3 -3.7 -15.6 -16.8 -8.7 -9.9 -6.0 -7.4 -7.0 -8.3 -4.5 -5.8 -17.5 -18.7
Georgia 2009 9,829,211 42,073 428.0 566 5.8 2,323 23.6 14,631 148.9 24,553 249.8 360,985 3,672.6 98,606 1,003.2 229,216 2,332.0 33,163 337.4
2010 9,687,653 39,072 403.3 558 5.8 2,093 21.6 12,373 127.7 24,048 248.2 352,679 3,640.5 96,723 998.4 225,651 2,329.3 30,305 312.8
Percent change -7.1 -5.8 -1.4 0.0 -9.9 -8.6 -15.4 -14.2 -2.1 -0.6 -2.3 -0.9 -1.9 -0.5 -1.6 -0.1 -8.6 -7.3
Maryland 2009 5,699,478 33,625 590.0 440 7.7 1,156 20.3 12,007 210.7 20,022 351.3 182,295 3,198.5 36,905 647.5 125,771 2,206.7 19,619 344.2
2010 5,773,552 31,620 547.7 430 7.4 1,227 21.3 11,054 191.5 18,909 327.5 173,051 2,997.3 36,542 632.9 118,458 2,051.7 18,051 312.6
Percent change -6.0 -7.2 -2.3 -3.5 +6.1 +4.8 -7.9 -9.1 -5.6 -6.8 -5.1 -6.3 -1.0 -2.3 -5.8 -7.0 -8.0 -9.2
North Carolina 2009 9,380,884 37,946 404.5 489 5.2 2,306 24.6 11,825 126.1 23,326 248.7 343,707 3,663.9 107,830 1,149.5 215,923 2,301.7 19,954 212.7
2010 9,535,483 34,653 363.4 476 5.0 2,013 21.1 9,610 100.8 22,554 236.5 328,719 3,447.3 102,690 1,076.9 207,719 2,178.4 18,310 192.0
Percent change -8.7 -10.2 -2.7 -4.2 -12.7 -14.1 -18.7 -20.0 -3.3 -4.9 -4.4 -5.9 -4.8 -6.3 -3.8 -5.4 -8.2 -9.7
South Carolina 2009 4,561,242 30,799 675.2 305 6.7 1,663 36.5 5,753 126.1 23,078 506.0 178,310 3,909.2 45,443 996.3 119,250 2,614.4 13,617 298.5
2010 4,625,364 27,648 597.7 280 6.1 1,466 31.7 4,982 107.7 20,920 452.3 180,407 3,900.4 46,156 997.9 121,054 2,617.2 13,197 285.3
Percent change -10.2 -11.5 -8.2 -9.5 -11.8 -13.1 -13.4 -14.6 -9.4 -10.6 +1.2 -0.2 +1.6 +0.2 +1.5 +0.1 -3.1 -4.4
Virginia 2009 7,882,590 18,195 230.8 370 4.7 1,572 19.9 6,342 80.5 9,911 125.7 194,020 2,461.4 31,956 405.4 150,374 1,907.7 11,690 148.3
2010 8,001,024 17,087 213.6 369 4.6 1,532 19.1 5,657 70.7 9,529 119.1 186,196 2,327.2 30,629 382.8 145,019 1,812.5 10,548 131.8
Percent change -6.1 -7.5 -0.3 -1.7 -2.5 -4.0 -10.8 -12.1 -3.9 -5.3 -4.0 -5.5 -4.2 -5.6 -3.6 -5.0 -9.8 -11.1
West Virginia 2009 1,819,777 5,554 305.2 84 4.6 470 25.8 914 50.2 4,086 224.5 46,215 2,539.6 12,005 659.7 31,453 1,728.4 2,757 151.5
2010 1,852,994 5,830 314.6 62 3.3 354 19.1 828 44.7 4,586 247.5 41,500 2,239.6 10,756 580.5 28,383 1,531.7 2,361 127.4
Percent change +5.0 +3.1 -26.2 -27.5 -24.7 -26.0 -9.4 -11.0 +12.2 +10.2 -10.2 -11.8 -10.4 -12.0 -9.8 -11.4 -14.4 -15.9
East South Central 2009 18,271,071 82,578 452.0 1,168 6.4 6,045 33.1 22,529 123.3 52,836 289.2 611,405 3,346.3 172,115 942.0 401,648 2,198.3 37,642 206.0
2010 18,432,505 75,508 409.6 1,025 5.6 5,795 31.4 19,654 106.6 49,034 266.0 599,507 3,252.4 167,024 906.1 395,479 2,145.6 37,004 200.8
Percent change -8.6 -9.4 -12.2 -13.0 -4.1 -5.0 -12.8 -13.5 -7.2 -8.0 -1.9 -2.8 -3.0 -3.8 -1.5 -2.4 -1.7 -2.6
Alabama 2009 4,708,708 21,194 450.1 322 6.8 1,504 31.9 6,265 133.1 13,103 278.3 178,007 3,780.4 48,844 1,037.3 118,072 2,507.5 11,091 235.5
2010 4,779,736 18,056 377.8 273 5.7 1,349 28.2 4,761 99.6 11,673 244.2 168,092 3,516.8 42,034 879.4 115,458 2,415.6 10,600 221.8
Percent change -14.8 -16.1 -15.2 -16.5 -10.3 -11.6 -24.0 -25.1 -10.9 -12.2 -5.6 -7.0 -13.9 -15.2 -2.2 -3.7 -4.4 -5.8
Kentucky 2009 4,314,113 11,000 255.0 184 4.3 1,531 35.5 3,642 84.4 5,643 130.8 108,914 2,524.6 29,880 692.6 72,938 1,690.7 6,096 141.3
2010 4,339,367 10,528 242.6 187 4.3 1,381 31.8 3,748 86.4 5,212 120.1 110,709 2,551.3 30,311 698.5 74,189 1,709.7 6,209 143.1
Percent change -4.3 -4.8 +1.6 +1.0 -9.8 -10.3 +2.9 +2.3 -7.6 -8.2 +1.6 +1.1 +1.4 +0.9 +1.7 +1.1 +1.9 +1.3
Mississippi 2009 2,951,996 8,451 286.3 194 6.6 991 33.6 2,969 100.6 4,297 145.6 87,327 2,958.2 29,559 1,001.3 52,329 1,772.7 5,439 184.2
2010 2,967,297 8,003 269.7 208 7.0 927 31.2 2,779 93.7 4,089 137.8 88,574 2,985.0 30,444 1,026.0 52,770 1,778.4 5,360 180.6
Percent change -5.3 -5.8 +7.2 +6.7 -6.5 -6.9 -6.4 -6.9 -4.8 -5.3 +1.4 +0.9 +3.0 +2.5 +0.8 +0.3 -1.5 -2.0
Tennessee 2009 6,296,254 41,933 666.0 468 7.4 2,019 32.1 9,653 153.3 29,793 473.2 237,157 3,766.6 63,832 1,013.8 158,309 2,514.3 15,016 238.5
2010 6,346,105 38,921 613.3 357 5.6 2,138 33.7 8,366 131.8 28,060 442.2 232,132 3,657.9 64,235 1,012.2 153,062 2,411.9 14,835 233.8
Percent change -7.2 -7.9 -23.7 -24.3 +5.9 +5.1 -13.3 -14.0 -5.8 -6.6 -2.1 -2.9 +0.6 -0.2 -3.3 -4.1 -1.2 -2.0
West South Central 2009 35,850,878 184,027 513.3 2,272 6.3 12,575 35.1 50,106 139.8 119,074 332.1 1,409,129 3,930.5 359,810 1,003.6 944,598 2,634.8 104,721 292.1
2010 36,346,202 170,839 470.0 2,092 5.8 11,617 32.0 43,763 120.4 113,367 311.9 1,348,504 3,710.2 344,019 946.5 910,835 2,506.0 93,650 257.7
Percent change -7.2 -8.4 -7.9 -9.2 -7.6 -8.9 -12.7 -13.8 -4.8 -6.1 -4.3 -5.6 -4.4 -5.7 -3.6 -4.9 -10.6 -11.8
Arkansas 2009 2,889,450 14,905 515.8 179 6.2 1,378 47.7 2,576 89.2 10,772 372.8 109,078 3,775.0 34,753 1,202.8 68,228 2,361.3 6,097 211.0
2010 2,915,918 14,735 505.3 138 4.7 1,312 45.0 2,372 81.3 10,913 374.3 103,775 3,558.9 32,511 1,114.9 65,720 2,253.8 5,544 190.1
Percent change -1.1 -2.0 -22.9 -23.6 -4.8 -5.7 -7.9 -8.8 +1.3 +0.4 -4.9 -5.7 -6.5 -7.3 -3.7 -4.6 -9.1 -9.9
Louisiana 2009 4,492,076 28,878 642.9 529 11.8 1,351 30.1 6,150 136.9 20,848 464.1 172,619 3,842.7 46,928 1,044.7 114,102 2,540.1 11,589 258.0
2010 4,533,372 24,886 549.0 510 11.2 1,233 27.2 5,211 114.9 17,932 395.6 165,357 3,647.5 45,435 1,002.2 110,029 2,427.1 9,893 218.2
Percent change -13.8 -14.6 -3.6 -4.5 -8.7 -9.6 -15.3 -16.0 -14.0 -14.8 -4.2 -5.1 -3.2 -4.1 -3.6 -4.4 -14.6 -15.4
Oklahoma 2009 3,687,050 18,560 503.4 234 6.3 1,535 41.6 3,358 91.1 13,433 364.3 132,350 3,589.6 38,071 1,032.6 83,813 2,273.2 10,466 283.9
2010 3,751,351 17,987 479.5 195 5.2 1,450 38.7 3,337 89.0 13,005 346.7 128,126 3,415.5 37,476 999.0 80,460 2,144.8 10,190 271.6
Percent change -3.1 -4.7 -16.7 -18.1 -5.5 -7.2 -0.6 -2.3 -3.2 -4.8 -3.2 -4.9 -1.6 -3.3 -4.0 -5.6 -2.6 -4.3
Texas 2009 24,782,302 121,684 491.0 1,330 5.4 8,311 33.5 38,022 153.4 74,021 298.7 995,082 4,015.3 240,058 968.7 678,455 2,737.7 76,569 309.0
2010 25,145,561 113,231 450.3 1,249 5.0 7,622 30.3 32,843 130.6 71,517 284.4 951,246 3,783.0 228,597 909.1 654,626 2,603.3 68,023 270.5
Percent change -6.9 -8.3 -6.1 -7.4 -8.3 -9.6 -13.6 -14.9 -3.4 -4.8 -4.4 -5.8 -4.8 -6.1 -3.5 -4.9 -11.2 -12.4
West2 2009 71,568,081 305,583 427.0 3,294 4.6 22,082 30.9 96,381 134.7 183,826 256.9 2,126,054 2,970.7 468,645 654.8 1,384,713 1,934.8 272,696 381.0
2010 71,945,553 288,326 400.8 3,044 4.2 21,249 29.5 86,779 120.6 177,254 246.4 2,076,730 2,886.5 462,912 643.4 1,362,359 1,893.6 251,459 349.5
Percent change -5.6 -6.1 -7.6 -8.1 -3.8 -4.3 -10.0 -10.4 -3.6 -4.1 -2.3 -2.8 -1.2 -1.7 -1.6 -2.1 -7.8 -8.3
Mountain 2009 22,122,914 90,295 408.2 999 4.5 8,686 39.3 21,394 96.7 59,216 267.7 688,572 3,112.5 152,817 690.8 467,160 2,111.7 68,595 310.1
2010 22,065,451 85,326 386.7 937 4.2 8,244 37.4 18,696 84.7 57,449 260.4 664,768 3,012.7 147,486 668.4 459,707 2,083.4 57,575 260.9
Percent change -5.5 -5.3 -6.2 -6.0 -5.1 -4.8 -12.6 -12.4 -3.0 -2.7 -3.5 -3.2 -3.5 -3.2 -1.6 -1.3 -16.1 -15.8
Arizona 2009 6,595,778 28,128 426.5 380 5.8 2,279 34.6 8,199 124.3 17,270 261.8 236,721 3,589.0 54,308 823.4 155,976 2,364.8 26,437 400.8
2010 6,392,017 26,085 408.1 409 6.4 2,165 33.9 6,937 108.5 16,574 259.3 225,893 3,534.0 50,771 794.3 153,614 2,403.2 21,508 336.5
Percent change -7.3 -4.3 +7.6 +11.1 -5.0 -2.0 -15.4 -12.7 -4.0 -1.0 -4.6 -1.5 -6.5 -3.5 -1.5 +1.6 -18.6 -16.1
Colorado 2009 5,024,748 17,022 338.8 159 3.2 2,269 45.2 3,371 67.1 11,223 223.4 134,196 2,670.7 26,637 530.1 95,079 1,892.2 12,480 248.4
2010 5,029,196 16,133 320.8 120 2.4 2,198 43.7 3,132 62.3 10,683 212.4 134,992 2,684.2 26,153 520.0 97,592 1,940.5 11,247 223.6
Percent change -5.2 -5.3 -24.5 -24.6 -3.1 -3.2 -7.1 -7.2 -4.8 -4.9 +0.6 +0.5 -1.8 -1.9 +2.6 +2.6 -9.9 -10.0
Idaho 2009 1,545,801 3,805 246.2 24 1.6 575 37.2 254 16.4 2,952 191.0 31,220 2,019.7 6,682 432.3 23,066 1,492.2 1,472 95.2
2010 1,567,582 3,465 221.0 21 1.3 525 33.5 214 13.7 2,705 172.6 31,286 1,995.8 6,502 414.8 23,462 1,496.7 1,322 84.3
Percent change -8.9 -10.2 -12.5 -13.7 -8.7 -10.0 -15.7 -16.9 -8.4 -9.6 +0.2 -1.2 -2.7 -4.0 +1.7 +0.3 -10.2 -11.4
Montana 2009 974,989 2,798 287.0 32 3.3 357 36.6 228 23.4 2,181 223.7 24,826 2,546.3 3,686 378.1 19,528 2,002.9 1,612 165.3
2010 989,415 2,693 272.2 26 2.6 321 32.4 157 15.9 2,189 221.2 25,169 2,543.8 3,654 369.3 19,989 2,020.3 1,526 154.2
Percent change -3.8 -5.2 -18.8 -19.9 -10.1 -11.4 -31.1 -32.1 +0.4 -1.1 +1.4 -0.1 -0.9 -2.3 +2.4 +0.9 -5.3 -6.7
Nevada 2009 2,643,085 18,639 705.2 156 5.9 1,024 38.7 6,028 228.1 11,431 432.5 80,976 3,063.7 22,115 836.7 46,463 1,757.9 12,398 469.1
2010 2,700,551 17,841 660.6 158 5.9 965 35.7 5,298 196.2 11,420 422.9 74,932 2,774.7 22,226 823.0 42,521 1,574.5 10,185 377.1
Percent change -4.3 -6.3 +1.3 -0.9 -5.8 -7.8 -12.1 -14.0 -0.1 -2.2 -7.5 -9.4 +0.5 -1.6 -8.5 -10.4 -17.8 -19.6
New Mexico 2009 2,009,671 12,709 632.4 198 9.9 1,069 53.2 1,932 96.1 9,510 473.2 74,639 3,714.0 21,955 1,092.5 46,182 2,298.0 6,502 323.5
2010 2,059,179 12,126 588.9 142 6.9 958 46.5 1,614 78.4 9,412 457.1 70,742 3,435.4 21,014 1,020.5 44,481 2,160.1 5,247 254.8
Percent change -4.6 -6.9 -28.3 -30.0 -10.4 -12.5 -16.5 -18.5 -1.0 -3.4 -5.2 -7.5 -4.3 -6.6 -3.7 -6.0 -19.3 -21.2
Utah 2009 2,784,572 5,998 215.4 39 1.4 941 33.8 1,304 46.8 3,714 133.4 91,751 3,295.0 15,258 547.9 69,556 2,497.9 6,937 249.1
2010 2,763,885 5,879 212.7 53 1.9 948 34.3 1,268 45.9 3,610 130.6 87,880 3,179.6 15,017 543.3 66,914 2,421.0 5,949 215.2
Percent change -2.0 -1.3 +35.9 +36.9 +0.7 +1.5 -2.8 -2.0 -2.8 -2.1 -4.2 -3.5 -1.6 -0.8 -3.8 -3.1 -14.2 -13.6
Wyoming 2009 544,270 1,196 219.7 11 2.0 172 31.6 78 14.3 935 171.8 14,243 2,616.9 2,176 399.8 11,310 2,078.0 757 139.1
2010 563,626 1,104 195.9 8 1.4 164 29.1 76 13.5 856 151.9 13,874 2,461.6 2,149 381.3 11,134 1,975.4 591 104.9
Percent change -7.7 -10.9 -27.3 -29.8 -4.7 -7.9 -2.6 -5.9 -8.4 -11.6 -2.6 -5.9 -1.2 -4.6 -1.6 -4.9 -21.9 -24.6
Pacific2 2009 49,445,167 215,288 435.4 2,295 4.6 13,396 27.1 74,987 151.7 124,610 252.0 1,437,482 2,907.2 315,828 638.7 917,553 1,855.7 204,101 412.8
2010 49,880,102 203,000 407.0 2,107 4.2 13,005 26.1 68,083 136.5 119,805 240.2 1,411,962 2,830.7 315,426 632.4 902,652 1,809.6 193,884 388.7
Percent change -5.7 -6.5 -8.2 -9.0 -2.9 -3.8 -9.2 -10.0 -3.9 -4.7 -1.8 -2.6 -0.1 -1.0 -1.6 -2.5 -5.0 -5.8
Alaska 2009 698,473 4,424 633.4 22 3.1 513 73.4 654 93.6 3,235 463.2 20,538 2,940.4 3,600 515.4 15,251 2,183.5 1,687 241.5
2010 710,231 4,537 638.8 31 4.4 533 75.0 594 83.6 3,379 475.8 20,259 2,852.5 3,105 437.2 15,535 2,187.3 1,619 228.0
Percent change +2.6 +0.9 +40.9 +38.6 +3.9 +2.2 -9.2 -10.7 +4.5 +2.7 -1.4 -3.0 -13.8 -15.2 +1.9 +0.2 -4.0 -5.6
California 2009 36,961,664 174,934 473.3 1,972 5.3 8,713 23.6 64,093 173.4 100,156 271.0 1,009,433 2,731.0 230,198 622.8 615,402 1,665.0 163,833 443.3
2010 37,253,956 164,133 440.6 1,809 4.9 8,331 22.4 58,116 156.0 95,877 257.4 981,939 2,635.8 228,857 614.3 600,558 1,612.1 152,524 409.4
Percent change -6.2 -6.9 -8.3 -9.0 -4.4 -5.1 -9.3 -10.0 -4.3 -5.0 -2.7 -3.5 -0.6 -1.4 -2.4 -3.2 -6.9 -7.6
Hawaii 2009 1,295,178 3,550 274.1 23 1.8 385 29.7 1,030 79.5 2,112 163.1 47,516 3,668.7 9,244 713.7 33,415 2,580.0 4,857 375.0
2010 1,360,301 3,574 262.7 24 1.8 365 26.8 1,054 77.5 2,131 156.7 45,083 3,314.2 8,663 636.8 31,320 2,302.4 5,100 374.9
Percent change +0.7 -4.1 +4.3 -0.6 -5.2 -9.7 +2.3 -2.6 +0.9 -3.9 -5.1 -9.7 -6.3 -10.8 -6.3 -10.8 +5.0 *
Oregon2 2009 3,825,657 9,968 260.6 88 2.3 1,202 31.4 2,499 65.3 6,179 161.5 114,780 3,000.3 19,739 516.0 85,064 2,223.5 9,977 260.8
2010 3,831,074 9,655 252.0 91 2.4 1,214 31.7 2,390 62.4 5,960 155.6 115,428 3,012.9 19,637 512.6 86,879 2,267.7 8,912 232.6
Percent change -3.1 -3.3 +3.4 +3.3 +1.0 +0.9 -4.4 -4.5 -3.5 -3.7 +0.6 +0.4 -0.5 -0.7 +2.1 +2.0 -10.7 -10.8
Washington 2009 6,664,195 22,412 336.3 190 2.9 2,583 38.8 6,711 100.7 12,928 194.0 245,215 3,679.6 53,047 796.0 168,421 2,527.3 23,747 356.3
2010 6,724,540 21,101 313.8 152 2.3 2,562 38.1 5,929 88.2 12,458 185.3 249,253 3,706.6 55,164 820.3 168,360 2,503.7 25,729 382.6
Percent change -5.8 -6.7 -20.0 -20.7 -0.8 -1.7 -11.7 -12.4 -3.6 -4.5 +1.6 +0.7 +4.0 +3.1 * -0.9 +8.3 +7.4
  • 1 Populations are U.S. Census Bureau provisional estimates as of July 1, 2010, and July 1, 2009.
  • 2 Because of changes in the state's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • 3 The data collection methodology for the offense of forcible rape used by the Minnesota state Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program (with the exception of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota) does not comply with national UCR Program guidelines. Consequently, its figures for forcible rape and violent crime (of which forcible rape is a part) are not published in this table.
  • 4 Includes offenses reported by the Zoological Police and the Metro Transit Police.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.
  • NOTE: Although arson data are included in the trend and clearance tables, sufficient data are not available to estimate totals for this offense. Therefore, no arson data are published in this table.

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Crime in the United States, by Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2009–2010

  • In 2010, the estimated number of violent crimes in the United States decreased 6.0 percent when compared with 2009 data. 
  • In comparing the 2-year estimates, violent crimes decreased in all four regions, with the largest decrease (7.9 percent) occurring in the South, followed by declines of 6.5 percent in the Midwest, 5.6 percent in the West, and 0.6 percent in the Northeast. 
  • The estimated number of murders increased 8.8 percent in the Northeast, but declined in the other three regions: 7.6 percent in the West, 6.4 in the South, and 4.9 in the Midwest. 
  • The South recorded the largest decrease in forcible rape, 6.4 percent. 
  • The estimated number of robbery offenses declined in all four regions. The largest decreased, 13.0 percent, was in the South. 
  • Estimated aggravated assault offenses rose 0.3 percent in the Northeast, the only region to see an increase. Aggravated assault offenses declined 5.8 percent in the South, 4.3 percent in the Midwest, and 3.6 percent in the West. 
  • For 2010, the estimated number of property crimes nationwide decreased 2.7 percent when compared with the 2009 estimate. 
  • All four of the Nation’s regions had decreases in the estimated number of property crimes, with declines of 3.8 percent in the South, 2.3 percent in both the Midwest and West, and 0.3 percent in the Northeast. 
  • The estimated number of burglaries decreased in three regions. However, in the Northeast, the number of estimated offenses increased 4.0 percent. The largest decline, 4.0 percent, occurred in the South. 
  • Larceny-thefts declined in all four regions. The largest decrease, 3.1 percent, occurred in the South. 
  • When compared with the 2009 estimates, the estimated number of motor vehicle thefts in 2010 declined in all four regions of the United States. The largest decline, 9.6 percent, occurred in the South.