Table 17

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Suburban and Nonsuburban Cities1 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 SUBURBAN CITIES: 139,919 246.3 1,302 2.3 11,981 21.1 35,218 62.0 91,418 160.9 1,522,033 2,679.5 302,206 532.0 1,136,847 2,001.4 82,980 146.1 6,028 56,803,278
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 54,072 248.3 524 2.4 4,544 20.9 15,388 70.7 33,616 154.4 556,570 2,555.7 113,943 523.2 406,955 1,868.7 35,672 163.8 634 21,777,580
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 49,717 232.0 481 2.2 4,220 19.7 12,765 59.6 32,251 150.5 534,302 2,493.7 109,974 513.3 395,097 1,844.0 29,231 136.4 1,335 21,425,872
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 36,130 265.7 297 2.2 3,217 23.7 7,065 51.9 25,551 187.9 431,161 3,170.3 78,289 575.7 334,795 2,461.8 18,077 132.9 4,059 13,599,826
TOTAL NONSUBURBAN CITIES: 97,381 420.6 1,066 4.6 9,589 41.4 17,930 77.4 68,796 297.1 881,792 3,808.2 198,296 856.4 648,410 2,800.3 35,086 151.5 3,682 23,154,941
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 37,300 502.4 377 5.1 3,550 47.8 9,286 125.1 24,087 324.4 317,687 4,279.2 71,792 967.0 231,545 3,118.9 14,350 193.3 208 7,424,041
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 29,946 422.7 331 4.7 2,956 41.7 5,215 73.6 21,444 302.7 288,487 4,071.8 64,790 914.5 213,464 3,012.9 10,233 144.4 459 7,084,934
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 30,135 348.5 358 4.1 3,083 35.7 3,429 39.7 23,265 269.1 275,618 3,187.8 61,714 713.8 203,401 2,352.6 10,503 121.5 3,015 8,645,966
  • 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.

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