Table 12

Crime Trends

by Population Group, 2010–2011

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
2011
estimated
population
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 2010 1,181,882 14,103 78,324 355,154 734,301 8,511,419 2,025,882 5,782,929 702,608 51,620
2011 1,134,527 13,913 75,341 341,298 703,975 8,458,639 2,034,562 5,743,662 680,415 49,191 14,717 292,506,506
Percent change -4.0 -1.3 -3.8 -3.9 -4.1 -0.6 +0.4 -0.7 -3.2 -4.7
TOTAL CITIES 2010 946,384 10,905 58,220 311,034 566,225 6,652,581 1,485,743 4,608,166 558,672 38,667
2011 912,979 10,823 56,652 300,223 545,281 6,603,857 1,491,850 4,568,015 543,992 37,124 10,570 197,757,214
Percent change -3.5 -0.8 -2.7 -3.5 -3.7 -0.7 +0.4 -0.9 -2.6 -4.0
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 2010 431,139 5,755 18,699 168,528 238,157 2,156,411 510,859 1,384,193 261,359 13,426
2011 416,888 5,606 18,524 163,172 229,586 2,132,880 512,076 1,365,045 255,759 13,083 74 55,434,683
Percent change -3.3 -2.6 -0.9 -3.2 -3.6 -1.1 +0.2 -1.4 -2.1 -2.6
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 2010 183,261 2,315 6,062 78,293 96,591 810,340 172,991 535,650 101,699 3,890
2011 176,602 2,223 5,947 74,249 94,183 791,320 172,588 520,049 98,683 3,604 10 25,247,146
Percent change -3.6 -4.0 -1.9 -5.2 -2.5 -2.3 -0.2 -2.9 -3.0 -7.4
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 2010 138,154 1,792 6,646 49,258 80,458 753,582 184,393 480,058 89,131 4,807
2011 133,879 1,756 6,656 48,380 77,087 747,268 184,976 475,738 86,554 4,742 24 16,335,382
Percent change -3.1 -2.0 +0.2 -1.8 -4.2 -0.8 +0.3 -0.9 -2.9 -1.4
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 2010 109,724 1,648 5,991 40,977 61,108 592,489 153,475 368,485 70,529 4,729
2011 106,407 1,627 5,921 40,543 58,316 594,292 154,512 369,258 70,522 4,737 40 13,852,155
Percent change -3.0 -1.3 -1.2 -1.1 -4.6 +0.3 +0.7 +0.2 * +0.2
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 2010 157,917 1,774 10,072 51,826 94,245 1,164,126 274,124 785,903 104,099 6,775
2011 152,076 1,833 9,523 50,034 90,686 1,143,385 274,428 769,164 99,793 6,348 207 31,014,905
Percent change -3.7 +3.3 -5.5 -3.5 -3.8 -1.8 +0.1 -2.1 -4.1 -6.3
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 2010 120,757 1,253 8,418 37,086 74,000 982,605 216,978 689,347 76,280 5,584
2011 114,889 1,095 8,205 35,279 70,310 981,855 220,298 687,716 73,841 5,272 454 31,501,619
Percent change -4.9 -12.6 -2.5 -4.9 -5.0 -0.1 +1.5 -0.2 -3.2 -5.6
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2010 89,956 910 7,870 24,822 56,354 860,701 180,615 630,543 49,543 4,568
2011 88,052 891 7,708 24,169 55,284 855,245 181,006 625,519 48,720 4,264 832 28,896,584
Percent change -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2.6 -1.9 -0.6 +0.2 -0.8 -1.7 -6.7
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2010 79,692 684 6,948 18,112 53,948 799,108 166,599 593,466 39,043 3,832
2011 76,659 763 6,774 17,288 51,834 799,276 167,963 593,223 38,090 3,679 1,788 28,423,298
Percent change -3.8 +11.5 -2.5 -4.5 -3.9 * +0.8 * -2.4 -4.0
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2010 66,923 529 6,213 10,660 49,521 689,630 136,568 524,714 28,348 4,482
2011 64,415 635 5,918 10,281 47,581 691,216 136,079 527,348 27,789 4,478 7,215 22,486,125
Percent change -3.7 +20.0 -4.7 -3.6 -3.9 +0.2 -0.4 +0.5 -2.0 -0.1
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2010 184,513 2,346 14,202 40,054 127,911 1,434,808 390,792 926,675 117,341 9,338
2011 172,794 2,243 13,298 37,229 120,024 1,419,972 392,065 917,393 110,514 8,790 1,735 67,858,398
Percent change -6.4 -4.4 -6.4 -7.1 -6.2 -1.0 +0.3 -1.0 -5.8 -5.9
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES1 2010 50,985 852 5,902 4,066 40,165 424,030 149,347 248,088 26,595 3,615
2011 48,754 847 5,391 3,846 38,670 434,810 150,647 258,254 25,909 3,277 2,412 26,890,894
Percent change -4.4 -0.6 -8.7 -5.4 -3.7 +2.5 +0.9 +4.1 -2.6 -9.3
SUBURBAN AREAS2 2010 325,617 3,593 26,054 76,138 219,832 2,939,418 682,943 2,055,994 200,481 16,831
2011 308,991 3,499 24,767 71,889 208,836 2,918,518 687,185 2,039,842 191,491 15,704 7,847 124,855,631
Percent change -5.1 -2.6 -4.9 -5.6 -5.0 -0.7 +0.6 -0.8 -4.5 -6.7
  • 1 Includes state police agencies that report aggregately for the entire state.
  • 2 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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