Home Crime in the U.S. 2012 Crime in the U.S. 2012 Tables Arson Table 2

Arson Table 2

Arson

by Type of Property, 2012

[14,782 agencies; 2012 estimated population 268,699,594]

Property classification Number of
arson
offenses
Percent
distribution1
Percent not
in use
Average
damage
Total
clearances
Percent of
arsons
cleared2
Percent of
clearances
under 18
Total 45,926 100.0 12796.0 9,477 20.6 29.4
Total structure: 21,494 46.8 16.5 22,477 5,295 24.6 28.0
Single occupancy residential 10,403 22.7 18.4 24,993 2,401 23.1 18.7
Other residential 3,546 7.7 11.6 20,736 989 27.9 20.6
Storage 1,505 3.3 18.3 12,890 292 19.4 31.5
Industrial/manufacturing 178 0.4 22.5 42,133 63 35.4 30.2
Other commercial 1,723 3.8 14.4 46,933 405 23.5 25.2
Community/public 1,952 4.3 16.8 13,380 668 34.2 65.4
Other structure 2,187 4.8 15.6 7,183 477 21.8 37.3
Total mobile: 10,609 23.1 7,281 1,204 11.3 10.6
Motor vehicles 9,955 21.7 6,849 1,083 10.9 9.3
Other mobile 654 1.4 13,860 121 18.5 22.3
Other 13,823 30.1 1,974 2,978 21.5 39.6
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 2 Includes arsons cleared by arrest or exceptional means.