Table 19

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2010

Population group Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft 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
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: Number of offenses known 69,896 5,298 127,521 24,204 26,978 129,606 137,857 127,509 221,620 183,457 1,157,212 634,943 121,163 479,677 108,709 69,432 13,893 266,040,636
Rate 26.3 2.0 47.9 9.1 10.1 48.7 51.8 47.9 83.3 69.0 435.0 238.7 45.5 180.3 40.9 26.1
TOTAL CITIES Number of offenses known 51,223 4,229 107,747 20,983 22,964 113,085 107,397 100,257 166,228 128,948 833,823 456,908 92,134 386,578 83,968 44,791 9,877 176,845,269
Rate 29.0 2.4 60.9 11.9 13.0 63.9 60.7 56.7 94.0 72.9 471.5 258.4 52.1 218.6 47.5 25.3
GROUP I (250,000 and over) Number of offenses known 15,410 1,675 57,349 9,430 9,628 51,807 53,307 37,102 65,515 30,442 306,179 114,112 27,059 163,818 46,441 15,662 70 44,464,682
Rate 34.7 3.8 129.0 21.2 21.7 116.5 119.9 83.4 147.3 68.5 688.6 256.6 60.9 368.4 104.4 35.2
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 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 8 14,654,178
Rate 29.7 4.6 131.0 25.6 23.7 123.3 100.5 81.4 141.1 55.9 619.2 217.5 42.6 308.7 142.2 42.2
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 5,669 496 20,611 3,186 3,505 17,260 20,794 14,705 26,153 10,587 118,966 40,839 11,585 63,401 15,693 5,590 23 15,950,370
Rate 35.5 3.1 129.2 20.0 22.0 108.2 130.4 92.2 164.0 66.4 745.9 256.0 72.6 397.5 98.4 35.0
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 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 39 13,860,134
Rate 38.9 3.6 126.6 18.0 19.1 118.9 128.3 75.5 134.8 84.2 696.0 298.7 66.6 398.1 71.5 28.1
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) Number of offenses known 8,749 603 19,708 4,088 4,671 20,058 19,528 19,377 31,197 18,558 152,344 85,738 18,024 75,282 15,678 8,172 193 28,585,285
Rate 30.6 2.1 68.9 14.3 16.3 70.2 68.3 67.8 109.1 64.9 532.9 299.9 63.1 263.4 54.8 28.6
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) Number of offenses known 8,101 533 12,485 3,281 3,487 17,324 12,630 15,366 24,668 21,023 122,060 77,413 15,341 60,294 9,340 6,969 439 30,046,974
Rate 27.0 1.8 41.6 10.9 11.6 57.7 42.0 51.1 82.1 70.0 406.2 257.6 51.1 200.7 31.1 23.2
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) Number of offenses known 6,820 422 8,388 1,863 2,393 10,934 8,662 10,857 16,986 16,722 94,299 62,835 11,658 36,785 5,014 5,101 757 26,176,528
Rate 26.1 1.6 32.0 7.1 9.1 41.8 33.1 41.5 64.9 63.9 360.2 240.0 44.5 140.5 19.2 19.5
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) Number of offenses known 6,306 411 6,341 1,474 1,825 8,123 7,424 9,621 15,926 18,990 88,104 62,519 10,906 29,426 4,360 4,756 1,670 26,541,488
Rate 23.8 1.5 23.9 5.6 6.9 30.6 28.0 36.2 60.0 71.5 331.9 235.6 41.1 110.9 16.4 17.9
GROUP VI (under 10,000) Number of offenses known 5,837 585 3,476 847 960 4,839 5,846 7,934 11,936 23,213 70,837 54,291 9,146 20,973 3,135 4,131 6,748 21,030,312
Rate 27.8 2.8 16.5 4.0 4.6 23.0 27.8 37.7 56.8 110.4 336.8 258.2 43.5 99.7 14.9 19.6
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 13,059 733 18,068 2,858 3,514 14,983 23,368 21,331 44,111 39,091 235,173 126,586 22,647 76,922 20,556 18,422 1,713 63,953,300
Rate 20.4 1.1 28.3 4.5 5.5 23.4 36.5 33.4 69.0 61.1 367.7 197.9 35.4 120.3 32.1 28.8
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 5,614 336 1,706 363 500 1,538 7,092 5,921 11,281 15,418 88,216 51,449 6,382 16,177 4,185 6,219 2,303 25,242,067
Rate 22.2 1.3 6.8 1.4 2.0 6.1 28.1 23.5 44.7 61.1 349.5 203.8 25.3 64.1 16.6 24.6
SUBURBAN AREAS1 Number of offenses known 23,518 1,457 30,254 5,573 6,816 31,093 35,231 37,050 70,686 73,526 386,615 235,492 43,320 139,080 29,736 27,480 7,379 116,412,187
Rate 20.2 1.3 26.0 4.8 5.9 26.7 30.3 31.8 60.7 63.2 332.1 202.3 37.2 119.5 25.5 23.6
  • 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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