Table 18

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties1 by Population Group, 2013

Population group Population range 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
METROPOLITAN
COUNTIES
100,000 and over 117,863 282.9 1,457 3.5 6,227 33.0 3,456 15.2 29,329 70.4 77,394 185.8 858,047 2,059.0 221,931 532.7 568,073 1,363.6 68,043 163.3 165 41,660,407
25,000 to 99,999 42,886 190.4 654 2.9 3,304 26.7 1,657 16.3 5,303 23.5 31,968 142.0 352,908 1,567.1 107,618 477.9 223,157 990.9 22,133 98.3 431 22,519,533
Under 25,000 15,849 331.9 226 4.7 1,327 43.5 604 35.0 1,934 40.5 11,758 246.3 119,378 2,500.2 28,018 586.8 73,063 1,530.2 18,297 383.2 1,145 4,774,809
NONMETROPOLITAN
COUNTIES

25,000 and over 16,075 171.6 266 2.8 1,607 29.7 636 16.1 1,210 12.9 12,356 131.9 139,520 1,489.3 47,371 505.6 84,151 898.2 7,998 85.4 251 9,368,448
10,000 to 24,999 14,053 155.5 269 3.0 1,340 23.1 584 18.0 801 8.9 11,059 122.4 115,849 1,281.8 39,226 434.0 69,835 772.7 6,788 75.1 563 9,037,791
Under 10,000 8,384 207.3 169 4.2 1,124 39.3 342 28.9 292 7.2 6,457 159.7 60,206 1,488.7 18,959 468.8 36,027 890.8 5,220 129.1 1,276 4,044,229
  • 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.
  • 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.

Data Declaration

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