Table 21

Robbery

by State, Types of Weapons, 2010

State Total
robberies1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Strong-
arm
Agency
count
Population
Alabama 1,511 817 91 113 490 303 2,573,716
Alaska 584 153 53 55 323 35 694,439
Arizona 6,864 3,036 645 599 2,584 96 6,084,911
Arkansas 2,283 1,067 137 227 852 199 2,498,547
California 58,035 18,053 5,044 5,357 29,581 729 37,180,162
Colorado 3,068 1,119 308 383 1,258 171 4,579,863
Connecticut 3,483 1,164 377 297 1,645 99 3,431,851
Delaware 1,829 839 146 136 708 53 897,934
District of Columbia 3,914 1,563 246 209 1,896 1 601,723
Florida 26,071 11,105 1,730 2,206 11,030 663 18,791,299
Georgia 10,551 6,192 474 876 3,009 458 7,659,917
Hawaii 988 97 80 92 719 3 1,207,055
Idaho 213 61 26 25 101 102 1,466,441
Illinois2 495 240 20 60 175 1 156,180
Indiana 2,665 1,122 199 311 1,033 286 4,464,937
Iowa 995 274 95 104 522 188 2,719,028
Kansas 1,511 695 120 161 535 236 2,641,509
Kentucky 3,673 1,716 301 323 1,333 330 4,066,139
Louisiana 4,067 2,121 248 300 1,398 172 3,916,237
Maine 414 75 70 52 217 167 1,328,361
Maryland 6,809 3,266 552 342 2,649 153 4,166,837
Massachusetts 6,712 1,626 1,298 880 2,908 320 6,135,892
Michigan 11,238 5,523 524 909 4,282 515 9,294,572
Minnesota 3,088 1,011 234 399 1,444 305 4,764,748
Mississippi 2,278 1,422 97 190 569 121 2,040,999
Missouri 6,029 3,180 322 382 2,145 578 5,819,912
Montana 122 20 16 41 45 96 839,025
Nebraska 1,018 439 70 76 433 211 1,669,683
Nevada 4,844 1,722 450 427 2,245 40 2,460,734
New Hampshire 427 94 50 71 212 150 1,153,610
New Jersey 11,720 3,944 964 777 6,035 578 8,713,262
New Mexico 1,581 626 229 140 586 88 1,873,990
New York 8,770 2,540 1,004 970 4,256 533 10,706,971
North Carolina 8,540 4,419 551 769 2,801 308 8,077,998
North Dakota 89 12 5 10 62 87 633,347
Ohio 15,644 6,479 738 1,491 6,936 444 9,605,351
Oklahoma 3,293 1,503 268 262 1,260 302 3,610,830
Oregon 2,237 580 236 213 1,208 140 3,347,382
Pennsylvania 16,194 6,574 1,111 1,022 7,487 1,264 12,290,455
Rhode Island 780 198 78 106 398 49 1,052,567
South Carolina 4,780 2,656 313 388 1,423 407 4,393,517
South Dakota 147 18 24 27 78 107 696,093
Tennessee 8,309 4,682 598 711 2,318 457 6,136,858
Texas 32,809 16,280 2,716 2,745 11,068 1,020 25,077,044
Utah 1,262 349 173 132 608 119 2,705,776
Vermont 54 13 14 7 20 67 524,847
Virginia 5,651 2,955 365 552 1,779 354 7,951,616
Washington 5,906 1,446 537 583 3,340 254 6,684,514
West Virginia 235 66 32 34 103 127 830,296
Wisconsin 4,453 2,344 215 428 1,466 342 5,262,535
Wyoming 76 25 10 8 33 65 559,126
  • 1 The number of robberies from agencies that submitted 12 months of data in 2010 for which breakdowns by type of weapon were included.
  • 2 Limited data were received.

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