Table 18

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties1 by Population Group, 2010

Population group Population range Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft Number
of
agencies
2010
estimated
population
Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate
METROPOLITAN
COUNTIES
100,000 and over 129,069 329.1 1,619 4.1 8,137 20.7 33,996 86.7 85,317 217.5 945,209 2,410.1 249,534 636.3 616,885 1,573.0 78,790 200.9 151 39,218,196
25,000 to 99,999 41,896 190.5 541 2.5 4,470 20.3 4,361 19.8 32,524 147.9 375,738 1,708.9 116,578 530.2 236,067 1,073.6 23,093 105.0 422 21,987,528
Under 25,000 16,416 344.9 197 4.1 1,715 36.0 2,090 43.9 12,414 260.8 123,840 2,601.6 31,019 651.6 76,132 1,599.4 16,689 350.6 1,172 4,760,116
NONMETROPOLITAN
COUNTIES

25,000 and over 21,753 197.3 354 3.2 2,332 21.2 2,176 19.7 16,891 153.2 188,856 1,712.9 67,432 611.6 110,120 998.8 11,304 102.5 280 11,025,413
10,000 to 24,999 15,339 168.8 226 2.5 1,691 18.6 968 10.7 12,454 137.0 129,670 1,426.7 45,702 502.8 76,310 839.6 7,658 84.3 568 9,088,802
Under 10,000 8,645 221.9 139 3.6 1,261 32.4 337 8.6 6,908 177.3 63,535 1,630.7 20,629 529.5 38,167 979.6 4,739 121.6 1,336 3,896,245
  • 1 Metropolitan counties include sheriffs and county law enforcement agencies associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Nonmetropolitan counties include sheriffs and county law enforcement agencies that are not associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area. The offenses from state police agencies are not included in this table.

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