Table 21

Robbery

by State, Types of Weapons, 2013

State Total
robberies1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Strong-
arm
Agency
count
Population
Alabama 4,012 2,494 185 388 945 259 3,913,139
Alaska 623 139 55 58 371 32 730,730
Arizona 6,544 2,535 659 722 2,628 107 6,368,698
Arkansas 1,996 1,030 124 150 692 222 2,616,509
California 53,632 16,282 4,641 5,091 27,618 736 38,324,460
Colorado 3,088 1,162 278 373 1,275 203 5,038,948
Connecticut 3,530 1,148 351 271 1,760 104 3,596,080
Delaware 1,226 513 105 97 511 45 922,919
District of Columbia 4,078 1,545 304 243 1,986 2 646,449
Florida 23,064 9,371 1,392 2,073 10,228 613 19,325,547
Georgia 11,862 6,998 423 1,191 3,250 442 8,945,359
Hawaii 97 10 5 22 60 1 159,652
Idaho 214 55 34 32 93 107 1,606,277
Illinois2 394 194 24 33 143 1 150,209
Indiana 6,624 3,353 368 564 2,339 252 4,870,182
Iowa 864 261 74 111 418 197 2,712,559
Kansas 1,309 610 98 125 476 240 2,633,420
Kentucky 3,220 1,463 221 294 1,242 371 4,318,520
Louisiana 5,392 2,736 211 409 2,036 190 4,401,455
Maine 335 75 40 39 181 183 1,328,302
Maryland 8,000 3,316 785 475 3,424 152 4,589,319
Massachusetts 6,608 1,779 1,193 749 2,887 326 6,459,273
Michigan 9,917 4,729 495 783 3,910 540 9,184,659
Minnesota 3,674 1,122 252 502 1,798 331 5,419,634
Mississippi 1,665 1,089 70 135 371 67 1,420,332
Missouri 5,480 2,642 315 423 2,100 602 6,000,253
Montana 199 67 13 30 89 95 926,356
Nebraska 1,026 466 72 74 414 204 1,654,880
Nevada 5,170 1,846 448 542 2,334 49 2,742,647
New Hampshire 625 162 104 76 283 148 1,174,048
New Jersey 11,956 4,565 858 680 5,853 543 8,517,242
New Mexico 1,483 630 216 122 515 71 1,425,916
New York 27,127 6,451 2,330 2,306 16,040 483 19,154,951
North Carolina 7,696 3,912 578 661 2,545 312 7,971,054
North Dakota 156 44 29 19 64 100 714,526
Ohio 10,879 4,293 513 1,026 5,047 438 8,343,740
Oklahoma 2,996 1,303 250 234 1,209 344 3,696,802
Oregon 2,125 411 245 225 1,244 181 3,383,136
Pennsylvania 14,019 5,726 956 906 6,431 1,210 11,828,225
Rhode Island 684 225 89 95 275 49 1,051,511
South Carolina 3,893 2,101 244 320 1,228 259 4,566,990
South Dakota 155 36 23 34 62 119 763,020
Tennessee 7,248 3,945 417 784 2,102 449 6,292,929
Texas 31,504 15,804 2,433 2,542 10,725 946 25,752,157
Utah 1,165 318 147 151 549 123 2,615,082
Vermont 48 16 8 6 18 60 448,429
Virginia 4,134 2,225 249 378 1,282 351 7,051,789
Washington 5,600 1,190 471 668 3,271 239 6,460,793
West Virginia 240 93 28 43 76 241 1,108,044
Wisconsin 4,811 2,377 222 427 1,785 386 5,588,661
Wyoming 74 28 7 9 30 61 562,339
  • 1 The number of robberies from agencies that submitted 12 months of data in 2013 for which breakdowns by type of weapon were included.
  • 2 Limited data were received.

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