Table 13

Crime Trends

by Suburban and Nonsuburban Cities1 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 SUBURBAN CITIES: 2010 140,045 1,232 11,741 35,836 91,236 1,494,604 289,681 1,122,173 82,750 7,443
2011 135,051 1,232 11,347 34,396 88,076 1,487,199 292,054 1,114,706 80,439 6,878 6,104 56,825,644
Percent change -3.6 0.0 -3.4 -4.0 -3.5 -0.5 +0.8 -0.7 -2.8 -7.6
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2010 53,813 559 4,413 15,636 33,205 547,409 109,054 402,355 36,000 2,799
2011 51,975 512 4,304 15,147 32,012 541,155 110,185 396,276 34,694 2,485 627 21,573,271
Percent change -3.4 -8.4 -2.5 -3.1 -3.6 -1.1 +1.0 -1.5 -3.6 -11.2
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2010 50,362 428 4,161 12,928 32,845 522,301 104,271 389,078 28,952 2,514
2011 47,721 441 3,988 12,237 31,055 521,217 105,692 387,206 28,319 2,333 1,335 21,440,907
Percent change -5.2 +3.0 -4.2 -5.3 -5.4 -0.2 +1.4 -0.5 -2.2 -7.2
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2010 35,870 245 3,167 7,272 25,186 424,894 76,356 330,740 17,798 2,130
2011 35,355 279 3,055 7,012 25,009 424,827 76,177 331,224 17,426 2,060 4,142 13,811,466
Percent change -1.4 +13.9 -3.5 -3.6 -0.7 * -0.2 +0.1 -2.1 -3.3
TOTAL NONSUBURBAN CITIES: 2010 96,526 891 9,290 17,758 68,587 854,835 194,101 626,550 34,184 5,439
2011 94,075 1,057 9,053 17,342 66,623 858,538 192,994 631,384 34,160 5,543 3,731 22,980,363
Percent change -2.5 +18.6 -2.6 -2.3 -2.9 +0.4 -0.6 +0.8 -0.1 +1.9
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2010 36,143 351 3,457 9,186 23,149 313,292 71,561 228,188 13,543 1,769
2011 36,077 379 3,404 9,022 23,272 314,090 70,821 229,243 14,026 1,779 205 7,323,313
Percent change -0.2 +8.0 -1.5 -1.8 +0.5 +0.3 -1.0 +0.5 +3.6 +0.6
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2010 29,330 256 2,787 5,184 21,103 276,807 62,328 204,388 10,091 1,318
2011 28,938 322 2,786 5,051 20,779 278,059 62,271 206,017 9,771 1,346 453 6,982,391
Percent change -1.3 +25.8 * -2.6 -1.5 +0.5 -0.1 +0.8 -3.2 +2.1
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2010 31,053 284 3,046 3,388 24,335 264,736 60,212 193,974 10,550 2,352
2011 29,060 356 2,863 3,269 22,572 266,389 59,902 196,124 10,363 2,418 3,073 8,674,659
Percent change -6.4 +25.4 -6.0 -3.5 -7.2 +0.6 -0.5 +1.1 -1.8 +2.8
  • 1 Suburban cities include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban cities exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city. Nonsuburban cities include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants that are not associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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