Table 15

Crime Trends

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2009–2010

Population group Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft Arson Number
of
agencies
2010
estimated
population
Rape by
force
Assault
to rape-
attempts
Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Strong-arm Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Hands,
fists,
feet, etc.
Forcible
entry
Unlawful
entry
Attempted
forcible
entry
Autos Trucks
and
buses
Other
vehicles
Structure Mobile Other
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 2009 72,041 5,423 147,510 26,707 30,317 142,628 146,461 131,251 235,043 189,907 1,194,238 640,096 126,393 518,407 123,101 77,793 23,713 15,009 14,647
2010 68,934 5,293 128,793 24,388 27,170 130,839 138,403 127,857 222,892 185,029 1,166,754 636,558 122,434 481,236 109,266 70,074 22,470 12,680 13,931 14,439 272,150,917
Percent change -4.3 -2.4 -12.7 -8.7 -10.4 -8.3 -5.5 -2.6 -5.2 -2.6 -2.3 -0.6 -3.1 -7.2 -11.2 -9.9 -5.2 -15.5 -4.9
TOTAL CITIES 2009 52,545 4,268 125,099 22,966 25,718 124,606 114,283 102,879 175,421 132,504 864,431 460,892 96,826 420,677 94,940 49,219 17,796 10,507 10,934
2010 50,714 4,219 109,059 21,130 23,105 114,092 108,048 100,557 167,723 130,313 843,526 459,032 93,263 388,351 84,541 45,184 16,911 8,994 10,601 10,386 180,156,135
Percent change -3.5 -1.1 -12.8 -8.0 -10.2 -8.4 -5.5 -2.3 -4.4 -1.7 -2.4 -0.4 -3.7 -7.7 -11.0 -8.2 -5.0 -14.4 -3.0
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 2009 16,176 1,686 67,462 10,551 11,111 56,640 57,058 38,543 69,050 30,700 319,484 115,224 29,674 178,417 51,657 16,871 6,359 4,976 3,113
2010 15,611 1,702 58,034 9,530 9,704 52,477 53,771 37,530 66,687 31,095 310,714 115,308 27,645 165,380 46,788 15,838 6,029 4,103 3,207 71 45,289,754
Percent change -3.5 +0.9 -14.0 -9.7 -12.7 -7.3 -5.8 -2.6 -3.4 +1.3 -2.7 +0.1 -6.8 -7.3 -9.4 -6.1 -5.2 -17.5 +3.0
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 2009 4,610 663 23,022 4,216 3,867 19,857 15,865 12,223 20,897 7,931 94,331 31,731 6,699 51,675 23,518 7,146 1,737 1,848 1,002
2010 4,345 681 19,193 3,746 3,469 18,064 14,729 11,927 20,680 8,189 90,745 31,873 6,244 45,235 20,837 6,177 1,512 1,394 984 8 14,654,178
Percent change -5.7 +2.7 -16.6 -11.1 -10.3 -9.0 -7.2 -2.4 -1.0 +3.3 -3.8 +0.4 -6.8 -12.5 -11.4 -13.6 -13.0 -24.6 -1.8
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 2009 5,817 526 25,387 3,510 4,027 18,817 22,823 15,067 27,957 10,741 129,354 41,897 13,131 68,942 17,348 5,821 2,176 1,517 1,121
2010 5,870 523 21,296 3,286 3,581 17,930 21,258 15,133 27,325 11,240 123,501 42,035 12,171 64,963 16,040 5,766 2,353 1,368 1,019 24 16,775,442
Percent change +0.9 -0.6 -16.1 -6.4 -11.1 -4.7 -6.9 +0.4 -2.3 +4.6 -4.5 +0.3 -7.3 -5.8 -7.5 -0.9 +8.1 -9.8 -9.1
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 2009 5,749 497 19,053 2,825 3,217 17,966 18,370 11,253 20,196 12,028 95,799 41,596 9,844 57,800 10,791 3,904 2,446 1,611 990
2010 5,396 498 17,545 2,498 2,654 16,483 17,784 10,470 18,682 11,666 96,468 41,400 9,230 55,182 9,911 3,895 2,164 1,341 1,204 39 13,860,134
Percent change -6.1 +0.2 -7.9 -11.6 -17.5 -8.3 -3.2 -7.0 -7.5 -3.0 +0.7 -0.5 -6.2 -4.5 -8.2 -0.2 -11.5 -16.8 +21.6
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 2009 9,145 607 21,761 4,349 5,137 22,641 20,484 20,442 32,900 18,671 157,457 86,173 18,769 82,606 18,314 9,234 2,838 1,680 1,759
2010 8,672 597 19,954 4,096 4,732 20,224 19,671 19,394 31,783 19,003 154,456 86,225 18,134 75,680 15,885 8,265 2,838 1,475 1,658 194 28,854,065
Percent change -5.2 -1.6 -8.3 -5.8 -7.9 -10.7 -4.0 -5.1 -3.4 +1.8 -1.9 +0.1 -3.4 -8.4 -13.3 -10.5 0.0 -12.2 -5.7
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 2009 8,111 598 14,554 3,408 3,894 19,253 13,910 15,669 25,935 22,108 126,335 79,137 15,763 63,946 10,548 7,538 2,537 1,566 1,854
2010 7,895 530 12,661 3,307 3,531 17,463 12,748 15,390 24,766 21,021 123,843 77,490 15,391 59,436 9,293 7,028 2,495 1,248 1,818 444 30,436,777
Percent change -2.7 -11.4 -13.0 -3.0 -9.3 -9.3 -8.4 -1.8 -4.5 -4.9 -2.0 -2.1 -2.4 -7.1 -11.9 -6.8 -1.7 -20.3 -1.9
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2009 6,764 415 9,864 2,162 2,628 11,927 9,018 10,579 18,167 17,564 94,994 62,658 11,811 40,192 5,663 5,824 1,908 943 1,609
2010 6,675 407 8,509 1,869 2,412 10,969 8,689 10,832 17,037 16,737 94,879 63,251 11,769 37,244 5,018 5,157 1,660 840 1,504 770 26,639,832
Percent change -1.3 -1.9 -13.7 -13.6 -8.2 -8.0 -3.6 +2.4 -6.2 -4.7 -0.1 +0.9 -0.4 -7.3 -11.4 -11.5 -13.0 -10.9 -6.5
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2009 6,425 440 7,361 1,572 1,897 8,810 7,772 9,685 16,132 19,318 91,642 61,899 11,417 32,122 5,228 5,098 1,884 718 1,148
2010 6,044 406 6,355 1,465 1,750 8,061 7,288 9,410 15,403 18,958 87,879 61,582 11,012 29,392 4,374 4,688 1,732 705 1,098 1,684 26,749,154
Percent change -5.9 -7.7 -13.7 -6.8 -7.7 -8.5 -6.2 -2.8 -4.5 -1.9 -4.1 -0.5 -3.5 -8.5 -16.3 -8.0 -8.1 -1.8 -4.4
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2009 5,924 522 4,097 924 1,051 5,335 6,041 7,961 13,237 24,143 74,519 55,801 9,392 23,394 3,530 4,654 2,270 624 1,451
2010 5,817 577 3,546 863 976 4,898 5,881 8,001 12,047 23,499 71,755 55,176 9,312 21,219 3,183 4,208 2,157 623 1,316 7,223 22,186,553
Percent change -1.8 +10.5 -13.4 -6.6 -7.1 -8.2 -2.6 +0.5 -9.0 -2.7 -3.7 -1.1 -0.9 -9.3 -9.8 -9.6 -5.0 -0.2 -9.3
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2009 13,610 819 20,510 3,351 4,013 16,373 24,544 22,360 47,607 40,751 239,492 129,516 23,274 81,003 23,771 21,334 4,063 3,651 2,866
2010 12,757 737 17,997 2,886 3,544 15,165 23,226 21,354 43,855 39,097 234,110 125,713 22,691 76,357 20,491 18,494 3,771 2,946 2,557 1,687 65,686,356
Percent change -6.3 -10.0 -12.3 -13.9 -11.7 -7.4 -5.4 -4.5 -7.9 -4.1 -2.2 -2.9 -2.5 -5.7 -13.8 -13.3 -7.2 -19.3 -10.8
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2009 5,886 336 1,901 390 586 1,649 7,634 6,012 12,015 16,652 90,315 49,688 6,293 16,727 4,390 7,240 1,854 851 847
2010 5,463 337 1,737 372 521 1,582 7,129 5,946 11,314 15,619 89,118 51,813 6,480 16,528 4,234 6,396 1,788 740 773 2,366 26,308,426
Percent change -7.2 +0.3 -8.6 -4.6 -11.1 -4.1 -6.6 -1.1 -5.8 -6.2 -1.3 +4.3 +3.0 -1.2 -3.6 -11.7 -3.6 -13.0 -8.7
SUBURBAN AREAS1 2009 23,921 1,503 34,771 6,309 7,674 33,933 37,040 37,981 76,097 75,764 395,668 238,887 44,589 149,486 34,555 31,670 7,525 5,056 5,510
2010 22,938 1,440 30,311 5,607 6,849 31,288 35,043 36,991 70,222 73,603 386,691 235,012 43,636 138,980 29,724 27,625 6,801 4,210 5,001 7,591 119,228,798
Percent change -4.1 -4.2 -12.8 -11.1 -10.8 -7.8 -5.4 -2.6 -7.7 -2.9 -2.3 -1.6 -2.1 -7.0 -14.0 -12.8 -9.6 -16.7 -9.2
  • 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.

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