Table 23

Offense Analysis

Number and Percent Change, 2012–2013

[14,230 agencies; 2013 estimated population 289,935,142]

Classification Number of
offenses 2013
Percent change
from 2012
Percent
distribution
1
Average
value
Murder 12,404 -3.9 -
Rape (revised definition)2 53,949 - -
Rape (legacy definition)3 31,824 - -
Robbery: Total 301,235 -2.3 100.0 $1,170
Robbery by location: Street/highway 127,880 -3.1 42.5 853
Commercial house 39,944 -0.9 13.3 1,808
Gas or service station 7,292 -1.1 2.4 830
Convenience store 14,929 -3.0 5.0 1,171
Residence 50,081 -3.5 16.6 1,480
Bank 5,684 -0.9 1.9 3,542
Miscellaneous 55,425 -0.2 18.4 961
Burglary: Total 1,743,560 -8.2 100.0 2,322
Burglary by location: Residence (dwelling): 1,289,030 -9.1 73.9 2,315
Residence Night 356,993 -9.4 20.5 1,736
Residence Day 682,770 -9.3 39.2 2,521
Residence Unknown 249,267 -8.1 14.3 2,577
Nonresidence (store, office, etc.): 454,530 -5.7 26.1 2,344
Nonresidence Night 185,922 -6.5 10.7 2,356
Nonresidence Day 165,482 -5.1 9.5 1,957
Nonresidence Unknown 103,126 -5.4 5.9 2,945
Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft): Total 5,392,153 -2.4 100.0 1,259
Larceny-theft by type: Pocket-picking 29,047 +1.1 0.5 514
Purse-snatching 23,171 -1.6 0.4 467
Shoplifting 1,074,188 +4.3 19.9 207
From motor vehicles (except accessories) 1,259,348 -5.0 23.4 937
Motor vehicle accessories 393,385 -6.4 7.3 556
Bicycles 190,703 -4.5 3.5 420
From buildings 662,964 -2.5 12.3 1,384
From coin-operated machines 14,248 -6.4 0.3 448
All others 1,745,099 -3.2 32.4 2,372
Larceny-theft by value: Over $200 2,525,685 -2.3 46.8 2,625
$50 to $200 1,202,569 -3.6 22.3 104
Under $50 1,663,899 -1.7 30.9 21
Motor vehicle theft 652,288 -0.3 - 5,972
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 2 The figures shown for this offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See Data Declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The figures shown for this offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See Data Declaration for further explanation.

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Overview

Offense Analysis, Number and Percent Change, 2012–2013

  • In 2013, the average dollar value per motor vehicle stolen in the U.S. was $5,972. The average dollar value of property taken during burglaries was $2,322; during larceny-thefts, $1,259; and during robberies, $1,170.
  • By location, 73.9 percent of burglaries occurred at residences. Among robbery offenses, 42.5 percent occurred on streets or highways.
  • In 2013, the number of offenses in all location categories of robbery decreased when compared with the 2012 totals. Among robbery locations, the number of robberies at residences declined the most, 3.5 percent.
  • Most larceny-thefts (46.8 percent) involved property valued at more than $200.