Table 13

Crime Trends

by Suburban and Nonsuburban Cities1 by Population Group, 2009–2010

Population group Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson Number
of
agencies
2010
estimated
population
TOTAL SUBURBAN CITIES: 2009 148,119 1,277 10,996 40,219 95,627 1,528,488 296,644 1,139,372 92,472 8,002
2010 139,702 1,237 10,754 35,969 91,742 1,490,779 292,433 1,114,501 83,845 7,252 6,055 55,653,265
Percent change -5.7 -3.1 -2.2 -10.6 -4.1 -2.5 -1.4 -2.2 -9.3 -9.4
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2009 58,671 536 3,987 18,127 36,021 560,288 110,453 410,349 39,486 3,045
2010 54,326 562 3,864 16,020 33,880 545,861 111,058 398,311 36,492 2,714 612 20,999,217
Percent change -7.4 +4.9 -3.1 -11.6 -5.9 -2.6 +0.5 -2.9 -7.6 -10.9
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2009 51,629 437 3,970 14,352 32,870 533,259 106,851 393,735 32,673 2,661
2010 49,513 435 3,809 13,036 32,233 518,139 104,311 384,508 29,320 2,453 1,297 20,845,416
Percent change -4.1 -0.5 -4.1 -9.2 -1.9 -2.8 -2.4 -2.3 -10.3 -7.8
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2009 37,819 304 3,039 7,740 26,736 434,941 79,340 335,288 20,313 2,296
2010 35,863 240 3,081 6,913 25,629 426,779 77,064 331,682 18,033 2,085 4,146 13,808,632
Percent change -5.2 -21.1 +1.4 -10.7 -4.1 -1.9 -2.9 -1.1 -11.2 -9.2
TOTAL NONSUBURBAN CITIES: 2009 100,386 1,086 9,589 19,885 69,826 868,267 193,673 637,661 36,933 5,716
2010 95,175 901 9,253 17,756 67,265 848,455 190,342 623,880 34,233 5,599 3,820 22,570,001
Percent change -5.2 -17.0 -3.5 -10.7 -3.7 -2.3 -1.7 -2.2 -7.3 -2.0
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2009 36,622 398 3,211 10,002 23,011 301,375 67,079 219,980 14,316 1,836
2010 35,273 352 3,243 9,011 22,667 294,100 67,082 213,955 13,063 1,713 196 6,928,755
Percent change -3.7 -11.6 +1.0 -9.9 -1.5 -2.4 * -2.7 -8.8 -6.7
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2009 30,780 311 2,936 6,083 21,450 285,930 63,976 211,048 10,906 1,324
2010 28,290 265 2,672 5,249 20,104 278,115 61,924 205,987 10,204 1,301 446 6,866,697
Percent change -8.1 -14.8 -9.0 -13.7 -6.3 -2.7 -3.2 -2.4 -6.4 -1.7
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2009 32,984 377 3,442 3,800 25,365 280,962 62,618 206,633 11,711 2,556
2010 31,612 284 3,338 3,496 24,494 276,240 61,336 203,938 10,966 2,585 3,178 8,774,549
Percent change -4.2 -24.7 -3.0 -8.0 -3.4 -1.7 -2.0 -1.3 -6.4 +1.1
  • 1 Suburban cities include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban cities exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city. Nonsuburban cities include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants that are not associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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