Table 19

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2011

Population group Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft Number
of
agencies
2011
estimated
population
Rape by
force
Assault
to rape-
attempts
Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Strong-arm Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Hands,
fists,
feet, etc.
Forcible
entry
Unlawful
entry
Attempted
forcible
entry
Autos Trucks
and
buses
Other
vehicles
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: Number of offenses known 68,637 5,155 124,606 23,443 26,220 127,750 138,336 124,380 214,060 175,393 1,186,204 648,484 123,625 476,164 101,205 67,318 14,060 272,249,671
Rate 25.2 1.9 45.8 8.6 9.6 46.9 50.8 45.7 78.6 64.4 435.7 238.2 45.4 174.9 37.2 24.7
TOTAL CITIES Number of offenses known 50,710 4,110 107,050 20,437 22,183 112,068 108,445 98,742 160,646 126,957 859,004 465,196 94,285 386,568 79,246 44,370 10,049 179,482,839
Rate 28.3 2.3 59.6 11.4 12.4 62.4 60.4 55.0 89.5 70.7 478.6 259.2 52.5 215.4 44.2 24.7
GROUP I (250,000 and over) Number of offenses known 15,670 1,642 57,190 9,286 9,393 52,359 53,559 37,599 63,165 31,360 312,409 118,807 28,606 166,609 43,797 15,030 70 43,994,140
Rate 35.6 3.7 130.0 21.1 21.4 119.0 121.7 85.5 143.6 71.3 710.1 270.1 65.0 378.7 99.6 34.2
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 4,249 606 16,910 3,400 3,166 17,025 13,823 11,603 18,298 8,222 87,994 33,100 6,915 44,702 19,204 5,897 8 14,331,558
Rate 29.6 4.2 118.0 23.7 22.1 118.8 96.5 81.0 127.7 57.4 614.0 231.0 48.3 311.9 134.0 41.1
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 6,103 553 22,108 3,553 3,739 18,980 21,505 15,950 27,379 12,253 127,860 44,137 12,979 67,694 13,668 5,192 24 16,335,382
Rate 37.4 3.4 135.3 21.8 22.9 116.2 131.6 97.6 167.6 75.0 782.7 270.2 79.5 414.4 83.7 31.8
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 5,318 483 18,172 2,333 2,488 16,354 18,231 10,046 17,488 10,885 96,555 41,570 8,712 54,213 10,925 3,941 38 13,327,200
Rate 39.9 3.6 136.4 17.5 18.7 122.7 136.8 75.4 131.2 81.7 724.5 311.9 65.4 406.8 82.0 29.6
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) Number of offenses known 8,549 571 20,076 3,812 4,295 20,262 19,803 18,920 29,740 18,819 159,235 85,883 18,972 75,105 14,271 8,158 198 29,616,789
Rate 28.9 1.9 67.8 12.9 14.5 68.4 66.9 63.9 100.4 63.5 537.7 290.0 64.1 253.6 48.2 27.5
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) Number of offenses known 7,714 471 12,010 3,099 3,367 16,193 12,766 14,424 22,808 19,523 124,800 76,728 14,734 57,359 8,910 7,149 438 30,438,295
Rate 25.3 1.5 39.5 10.2 11.1 53.2 41.9 47.4 74.9 64.1 410.0 252.1 48.4 188.4 29.3 23.5
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) Number of offenses known 6,971 466 7,991 1,970 2,395 10,901 8,796 10,706 17,353 16,886 100,005 64,639 11,442 37,522 4,925 5,537 787 27,351,863
Rate 25.5 1.7 29.2 7.2 8.8 39.9 32.2 39.1 63.4 61.7 365.6 236.3 41.8 137.2 18.0 20.2
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) Number of offenses known 6,303 383 6,307 1,450 1,794 7,414 7,878 9,365 15,640 18,284 91,266 63,994 10,859 29,132 4,302 4,463 1,683 26,653,938
Rate 23.6 1.4 23.7 5.4 6.7 27.8 29.6 35.1 58.7 68.6 342.4 240.1 40.7 109.3 16.1 16.7
GROUP VI (under 10,000) Number of offenses known 5,503 577 3,476 820 939 4,939 5,643 7,728 11,940 22,085 71,289 55,145 9,672 20,841 3,041 4,033 6,873 21,427,814
Rate 25.7 2.7 16.2 3.8 4.4 23.0 26.3 36.1 55.7 103.1 332.7 257.4 45.1 97.3 14.2 18.8
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 12,721 768 15,971 2,695 3,527 14,313 22,842 19,977 41,798 35,223 237,995 130,062 22,959 73,744 17,950 17,317 1,702 66,573,338
Rate 19.1 1.2 24.0 4.0 5.3 21.5 34.3 30.0 62.8 52.9 357.5 195.4 34.5 110.8 27.0 26.0
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 5,206 277 1,585 311 510 1,369 7,049 5,661 11,616 13,213 89,205 53,226 6,381 15,852 4,009 5,631 2,309 26,193,494
Rate 19.9 1.1 6.1 1.2 1.9 5.2 26.9 21.6 44.3 50.4 340.6 203.2 24.4 60.5 15.3 21.5
SUBURBAN AREAS1 Number of offenses known 23,091 1,490 27,667 5,416 6,727 29,769 34,727 35,047 68,278 68,036 394,260 239,911 43,737 135,421 26,654 26,353 7,446 119,687,268
Rate 19.3 1.2 23.1 4.5 5.6 24.9 29.0 29.3 57.0 56.8 329.4 200.4 36.5 113.1 22.3 22.0
  • 1 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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