Table 16

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Population Group, 2011

Population group Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft Number
of
agencies
2011
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
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 1,146,588 392.2 14,022 4.8 78,287 26.8 342,282 117.1 711,997 243.5 8,553,515 2,925.6 2,055,979 703.2 5,814,034 1,988.6 683,502 233.8 14,550 292,364,075
TOTAL CITIES 923,695 467.3 10,900 5.5 58,866 29.8 301,739 152.7 552,190 279.4 6,691,432 3,385.4 1,507,896 762.9 4,635,813 2,345.4 547,723 277.1 10,447 197,654,841
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 416,174 754.5 5,572 10.1 19,165 34.7 162,613 294.8 228,824 414.8 2,144,148 3,887.0 508,459 921.8 1,380,672 2,503.0 255,017 462.3 73 55,161,597
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 177,315 702.3 2,223 8.8 6,660 26.4 74,249 294.1 94,183 373.0 791,320 3,134.3 172,588 683.6 520,049 2,059.8 98,683 390.9 10 25,247,146
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 133,879 819.6 1,756 10.7 6,656 40.7 48,380 296.2 77,087 471.9 763,142 4,671.7 184,976 1,132.4 491,612 3,009.5 86,554 529.9 24 16,335,382
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 104,980 773.1 1,593 11.7 5,849 43.1 39,984 294.5 57,554 423.8 589,686 4,342.6 150,895 1,111.2 369,011 2,717.5 69,780 513.9 39 13,579,069
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 153,518 498.5 1,852 6.0 9,621 31.2 50,394 163.6 91,651 297.6 1,149,734 3,733.4 276,611 898.2 773,102 2,510.4 100,021 324.8 206 30,796,115
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 116,703 367.7 1,108 3.5 8,510 26.8 35,584 112.1 71,501 225.3 993,725 3,130.9 222,324 700.5 696,782 2,195.4 74,619 235.1 458 31,738,910
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 91,372 312.9 901 3.1 8,094 27.7 24,674 84.5 57,703 197.6 874,257 2,993.9 185,735 636.0 638,500 2,186.5 50,022 171.3 842 29,201,621
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 79,663 279.4 812 2.8 7,176 25.2 17,980 63.1 53,695 188.3 822,789 2,885.9 174,764 613.0 608,561 2,134.5 39,464 138.4 1,794 28,510,806
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 66,265 297.9 655 2.9 6,300 28.3 10,494 47.2 48,816 219.4 706,779 3,177.1 140,003 629.3 538,196 2,419.3 28,580 128.5 7,074 22,245,792
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 174,345 256.9 2,262 3.3 13,792 20.3 36,739 54.1 121,552 179.1 1,426,053 2,101.4 396,849 584.8 919,323 1,354.7 109,881 161.9 1,742 67,860,770
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES1 48,548 180.8 860 3.2 5,629 21.0 3,804 14.2 38,255 142.5 436,030 1,624.0 151,234 563.3 258,898 964.3 25,898 96.5 2,361 26,848,464
SUBURBAN AREA2 314,259 252.1 3,564 2.9 25,768 20.7 71,957 57.7 212,970 170.8 2,948,086 2,364.8 699,055 560.8 2,056,170 1,649.4 192,861 154.7 7,770 124,664,048
  • 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.

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