Home Crime in the U.S. 2013 Crime in the U.S. 2013 Property Crime Arson Arson Table 2

Arson Table 2

Arson

by Type of Property, 2013

[14,365 agencies; 2013 estimated population 259,159,380]

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 38,795 100.0 $14,390 8,138 21.0 27.9
Total structure: 17,790 45.9 16.6 25,761 4,484 25.2 26.7
Single occupancy residential 8,597 22.2 17.9 26,080 2,058 23.9 19.0
Other residential 2,995 7.7 11.3 29,706 871 29.1 18.4
Storage 1,161 3.0 17.4 13,397 233 20.1 28.8
Industrial/manufacturing 161 0.4 23.6 126,606 43 26.7 20.9
Other commercial 1,537 4.0 17.2 43,725 343 22.3 21.9
Community/public 1,655 4.3 15.8 16,287 559 33.8 65.8
Other structure 1,684 4.3 18.6 8,907 377 22.4 33.2
Total mobile: 9,238 23.8 7,686 1,026 11.1 11.8
Motor vehicles 8,713 22.5 6,649 945 10.8 10.3
Other mobile 525 1.4 24,903 81 15.4 29.6
Other 11,767 30.3 2,463 2,628 22.3 36.2
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 2 Includes arsons cleared by arrest or exceptional means.