Table 18

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties1 by Population Group, 2011

Population group Population range 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
METROPOLITAN
COUNTIES
100,000 and over 116,437 290.4 1,468 3.7 7,812 19.5 29,790 74.3 77,367 193.0 900,761 2,246.9 238,450 594.8 592,668 1,478.4 69,643 173.7 157 40,089,018
25,000 to 99,999 42,558 184.1 604 2.6 4,350 18.8 5,021 21.7 32,583 141.0 398,940 1,726.1 126,385 546.8 248,958 1,077.2 23,597 102.1 447 23,111,929
Under 25,000 15,350 329.4 190 4.1 1,630 35.0 1,928 41.4 11,602 249.0 126,352 2,711.5 32,014 687.0 77,697 1,667.4 16,641 357.1 1,138 4,659,823
NONMETROPOLITAN
COUNTIES
25,000 and over 20,315 173.6 322 2.8 2,190 18.7 1,975 16.9 15,828 135.2 195,013 1,666.4 70,083 598.9 114,296 976.7 10,634 90.9 297 11,702,846
10,000 to 24,999 14,754 156.4 271 2.9 1,548 16.4 894 9.5 12,041 127.6 136,463 1,446.5 46,279 490.5 82,424 873.7 7,760 82.3 584 9,434,147
Under 10,000 8,084 202.6 155 3.9 1,185 29.7 318 8.0 6,426 161.0 63,793 1,598.5 20,206 506.3 38,885 974.4 4,702 117.8 1,302 3,990,690
  • 1 Metropolitan counties include sheriffs and county law enforcement agencies associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Nonmetropolitan counties include sheriffs and county law enforcement agencies that are not associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area. The offenses from state police agencies are not included in this table.

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