Table 7

Offense Analysis

United States, 2006–2010

Classification 20061 20071 20081 20091 2010
Murder 17,309 17,128 16,465 15,399 14,748
Forcible rape 94,472 92,160 90,750 89,241 84,767
Robbery: Total2 449,246 447,324 443,563 408,742 367,832
Robbery by location: Street/highway 200,062 195,734 191,050 174,886 158,765
Commercial house 61,266 62,333 61,207 55,980 48,638
Gas or service station 12,125 11,825 11,468 9,881 8,520
Convenience store 25,023 25,056 24,394 21,983 19,216
Residence 64,288 67,841 72,217 69,280 63,562
Bank 9,631 9,298 8,996 8,829 8,007
Miscellaneous 76,852 75,238 74,231 67,903 61,124
Burglary: Total2 2,194,993 2,190,198 2,228,887 2,203,313 2,159,878
Burglary by location: Residence (dwelling): 1,453,002 1,486,405 1,567,682 1,599,047 1,595,717
Residence Night 413,678 423,995 438,323 445,983 443,717
Residence Day 708,807 742,403 807,617 819,725 821,897
Residence Unknown 330,517 320,007 321,742 333,339 330,102
Nonresidence (store, office, etc.): 741,991 703,793 661,205 604,266 564,161
Nonresidence Night 308,658 294,958 276,743 255,147 232,840
Nonresidence Day 235,666 228,244 223,303 200,924 192,222
Nonresidence Unknown 197,668 180,591 161,159 148,195 139,100
Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft): Total2 6,626,363 6,591,542 6,586,206 6,338,095 6,185,867
Larceny-theft by type: Pocket-picking 28,854 27,504 27,140 26,631 24,158
Purse-snatching 40,114 38,191 33,314 30,493 28,052
Shoplifting 875,191 982,402 1,067,655 1,149,406 1,061,394
From motor vehicles (except accessories) 1,757,565 1,712,949 1,714,745 1,727,583 1,633,723
Motor vehicle accessories 640,549 601,158 642,964 573,270 548,245
Bicycles 231,915 225,130 221,846 212,362 206,053
From buildings 832,186 791,882 753,450 704,184 697,487
From coin-operated machines 35,367 31,145 26,899 26,085 20,248
All others 2,184,623 2,181,182 2,098,192 1,888,080 1,966,509
Larceny-theft by value: Over $200 2,813,554 2,894,212 2,965,832 2,833,851 2,803,066
$50 to $200 1,479,012 1,476,222 1,465,002 1,443,919 1,417,050
Under $50 2,333,797 2,221,108 2,155,372 2,060,325 1,965,751
Motor vehicle theft 1,198,245 1,100,472 959,059 795,652 737,142
  • 1 The crime figures have been adjusted.
  • 2 Because of rounding, the number of offenses may not add to the total.

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