Table 17

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Suburban and Nonsuburban Cities1 by Population Group, 2013

Population group Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape (revised
definition)2
Rape (legacy
definition)3
Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft Number
of
agencies
2013
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 Number of
offenses
known
Rate
TOTAL SUBURBAN CITIES: 136,124 236.1 1,272 2.2 8,860 29.7 5,301 19.0 34,270 59.4 86,421 149.9 1,460,807 2,533.8 268,558 465.8 1,112,151 1,929.0 80,098 138.9 6,180 57,652,790
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 51,962 233.7 544 2.4 3,054 29.1 1,997 17.0 15,029 67.6 31,338 140.9 537,600 2,417.6 101,332 455.7 402,292 1,809.1 33,976 152.8 649 22,236,736
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 47,444 220.0 444 2.1 3,220 28.7 1,744 16.8 12,238 56.7 29,798 138.1 506,939 2,350.2 96,703 448.3 382,131 1,771.6 28,105 130.3 1,340 21,570,172
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 36,718 265.2 284 2.1 2,586 32.0 1,560 27.1 7,003 50.6 25,285 182.6 416,268 3,006.4 70,523 509.3 327,728 2,367.0 18,017 130.1 4,191 13,845,882
TOTAL NONSUBURBAN CITIES: 85,220 406.8 842 4.0 6,242 48.9 3,642 44.5 14,414 68.8 60,080 286.8 764,524 3,649.2 162,319 774.8 569,975 2,720.6 32,230 153.8 3,507 20,950,667
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 28,663 460.3 283 4.5 2,084 57.0 1,040 40.4 7,031 112.9 18,225 292.7 256,593 4,120.4 54,059 868.1 190,701 3,062.3 11,833 190.0 176 6,227,407
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 28,124 428.9 257 3.9 2,111 54.0 1,129 42.6 4,557 69.5 20,070 306.1 260,182 3,967.8 54,487 830.9 195,944 2,988.2 9,751 148.7 425 6,557,331
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 28,433 348.2 302 3.7 2,047 39.3 1,473 49.7 2,826 34.6 21,785 266.8 247,749 3,033.9 53,773 658.5 183,330 2,245.1 10,646 130.4 2,906 8,165,929
  • 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.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. Rates were calculated using the population of only those agencies that submitted rape based on the revised definition. See Data Declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. Rates were calculated using the population of only those agencies that submitted rape based on the legacy definition. See Data Declaration for further explanation.

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