Table 19

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2013

Population group Rape
(revised definition)1
Rape
(legacy definition)2
Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft Number
of
agencies
2013
estimated
population
Rape by
force
Assault
to rape-
attempts
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 51,003 2,525 30,594 2,809 124,885 23,652 27,711 136,213 142,324 126,221 212,470 178,348 1,022,551 592,856 111,067 476,012 97,938 70,594 13,786 279,478,151
Rate 37.9 1.9 21.1 1.9 44.7 8.5 9.9 48.7 50.9 45.2 76.0 63.8 365.9 212.1 39.7 170.3 35.0 25.3
TOTAL CITIES Number of offenses known 35,626 1,918 24,268 2,240 107,340 20,933 23,879 121,469 111,985 102,144 162,863 131,072 746,385 428,936 87,047 390,346 76,762 48,700 9,886 188,924,303
Rate 41.9 2.3 23.4 2.2 56.8 11.1 12.6 64.3 59.3 54.1 86.2 69.4 395.1 227.0 46.1 206.6 40.6 25.8
GROUP I (250,000 and over) Number of offenses known 9,401 685 9,973 1,172 60,683 10,686 11,741 65,600 57,488 45,264 72,102 43,351 279,180 117,941 28,822 172,001 41,683 17,741 75 53,857,896
Rate 61.2 4.5 25.9 3.0 112.7 19.8 21.8 121.8 106.7 84.0 133.9 80.5 518.4 219.0 53.5 319.4 77.4 32.9
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 1,163 116 4,659 697 20,927 4,785 5,007 28,944 17,166 18,780 26,318 20,224 88,966 34,938 9,824 48,504 17,985 7,807 9 23,015,250
Rate 74.9 7.5 21.7 3.2 90.9 20.8 21.8 125.8 74.6 81.6 114.4 87.9 386.6 151.8 42.7 210.7 78.1 33.9
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 4,265 319 2,960 223 20,014 3,433 3,804 18,834 22,030 15,471 27,121 12,495 101,250 41,658 10,113 63,755 14,080 5,563 23 15,964,113
Rate 60.8 4.5 33.1 2.5 125.4 21.5 23.8 118.0 138.0 96.9 169.9 78.3 634.2 260.9 63.3 399.4 88.2 34.8
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 3,973 250 2,354 252 19,742 2,468 2,930 17,822 18,292 11,013 18,663 10,632 88,964 41,345 8,885 59,742 9,618 4,371 43 14,878,533
Rate 58.6 3.7 29.1 3.1 132.7 16.6 19.7 119.8 122.9 74.0 125.4 71.5 597.9 277.9 59.7 401.5 64.6 29.4
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) Number of offenses known 6,236 225 4,005 266 19,038 3,760 4,337 19,695 19,915 17,724 28,026 18,013 139,239 80,403 17,015 79,459 14,162 10,170 206 30,629,341
Rate 49.4 1.8 22.2 1.5 62.2 12.3 14.2 64.3 65.0 57.9 91.5 58.8 454.6 262.5 55.6 259.4 46.2 33.2
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) Number of offenses known 5,655 240 3,106 228 11,047 2,728 3,157 15,049 12,498 13,269 21,383 18,554 106,156 67,638 13,222 55,447 9,326 7,129 445 30,788,690
Rate 38.8 1.6 19.1 1.4 35.9 8.9 10.3 48.9 40.6 43.1 69.5 60.3 344.8 219.7 42.9 180.1 30.3 23.2
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) Number of offenses known 4,919 219 2,466 165 7,425 1,759 2,111 9,810 8,275 9,727 15,326 14,109 82,071 56,739 10,529 34,595 4,539 5,448 770 26,613,840
Rate 34.8 1.5 19.8 1.3 27.9 6.6 7.9 36.9 31.1 36.5 57.6 53.0 308.4 213.2 39.6 130.0 17.1 20.5
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) Number of offenses known 5,042 289 2,240 133 5,890 1,244 1,612 6,810 8,003 8,618 14,283 16,915 77,203 56,395 9,547 27,738 4,147 4,269 1,646 26,129,364
Rate 33.3 1.9 20.4 1.2 22.5 4.8 6.2 26.1 30.6 33.0 54.7 64.7 295.5 215.8 36.5 106.2 15.9 16.3
GROUP VI (under 10,000) Number of offenses known 4,373 260 2,478 276 3,257 756 921 4,505 5,806 7,542 11,743 20,130 62,536 49,820 7,912 21,106 2,905 3,943 6,744 20,905,172
Rate 32.9 2.0 32.6 3.6 15.6 3.6 4.4 21.5 27.8 36.1 56.2 96.3 299.1 238.3 37.8 101.0 13.9 18.9
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 10,439 419 4,981 428 16,447 2,474 3,506 13,893 24,656 19,763 40,256 35,208 209,467 123,895 19,961 72,351 17,748 17,154 1,698 67,654,800
Rate 30.5 1.2 14.9 1.3 24.3 3.7 5.2 20.5 36.4 29.2 59.5 52.0 309.6 183.1 29.5 106.9 26.2 25.4
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 4,938 188 1,345 141 1,098 245 326 851 5,683 4,314 9,351 12,068 66,699 40,025 4,059 13,315 3,428 4,740 2,202 22,899,048
Rate 32.9 1.3 17.1 1.8 4.8 1.1 1.4 3.7 24.8 18.8 40.8 52.7 291.3 174.8 17.7 58.1 15.0 20.7
SUBURBAN AREAS3 Number of offenses known 18,859 859 9,135 737 27,980 5,044 6,683 28,687 37,394 34,529 65,143 65,277 347,375 222,847 38,508 132,153 26,219 25,933 7,494 121,209,213
Rate 29.4 1.3 16.0 1.3 23.1 4.2 5.5 23.7 30.9 28.5 53.7 53.9 286.6 183.9 31.8 109.0 21.6 21.4
  • 1 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.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 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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