Table 38

Arrests

by Age, 2013

[11,951 agencies; 2013 estimated population 245,741,701]

Offense charged Total
all ages
Ages
under 15
Ages
under 18
Ages 18
and over
Under
10
10-12 13-14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 and
over
TOTAL 9,069,992 244,688 875,262 8,194,730 6,394 53,316 184,978 165,481 209,804 255,289 334,841 371,156 376,711 377,447 371,177 358,242 337,984 1,430,952 1,156,177 810,769 699,790 603,569 486,501 272,335 122,664 84,415
Total percent distribution1 100.0 2.7 9.7 90.3 0.1 0.6 2.0 1.8 2.3 2.8 3.7 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.7 15.8 12.7 8.9 7.7 6.7 5.4 3.0 1.4 0.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 8,401 71 614 7,787 0 9 62 91 163 289 440 480 565 539 477 439 360 1,422 952 572 464 377 317 158 97 128
Rape2 13,617 790 2,089 11,528 17 205 568 369 413 517 580 607 596 574 486 442 403 1,661 1,657 1,231 1,075 795 615 378 212 216
Robbery 78,753 3,209 15,932 62,821 14 412 2,783 3,268 4,397 5,058 5,920 5,443 4,959 4,383 3,897 3,471 2,965 10,976 7,283 4,372 3,537 2,720 1,787 766 229 113
Aggravated assault 292,007 8,221 25,016 266,991 243 2,080 5,898 4,713 5,725 6,357 7,542 9,082 9,776 11,150 11,144 11,189 10,823 48,607 40,695 28,742 24,231 20,916 16,451 9,008 4,227 3,408
Burglary 203,709 9,509 34,760 168,949 241 1,945 7,323 6,792 8,669 9,790 11,827 11,094 10,065 9,300 8,823 8,131 7,520 30,938 23,328 14,749 11,980 9,593 6,797 3,186 1,082 536
Larceny-theft 996,495 42,806 151,427 845,068 692 9,380 32,734 28,896 36,858 42,867 50,282 46,851 43,092 40,151 38,385 36,006 33,759 143,866 114,257 78,899 69,734 59,567 45,908 25,055 11,066 8,190
Motor vehicle theft 52,507 2,140 9,469 43,038 19 223 1,898 2,145 2,620 2,564 2,810 2,488 2,228 2,221 2,081 1,984 1,860 8,154 6,768 4,376 3,262 2,422 1,461 631 197 95
Arson 8,413 1,683 2,943 5,470 170 539 974 493 406 361 270 266 269 235 199 212 196 893 755 493 459 433 368 223 112 87
Violent crime3 392,778 12,291 43,651 349,127 274 2,706 9,311 8,441 10,698 12,221 14,482 15,612 15,896 16,646 16,004 15,541 14,551 62,666 50,587 34,917 29,307 24,808 19,170 10,310 4,765 3,865
Violent crime percent distribution1 100.0 3.1 11.1 88.9 0.1 0.7 2.4 2.1 2.7 3.1 3.7 4.0 4.0 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.7 16.0 12.9 8.9 7.5 6.3 4.9 2.6 1.2 1.0
Property crime3 1,261,124 56,138 198,599 1,062,525 1,122 12,087 42,929 38,326 48,553 55,582 65,189 60,699 55,654 51,907 49,488 46,333 43,335 183,851 145,108 98,517 85,435 72,015 54,534 29,095 12,457 8,908
Property crime percent distribution1 100.0 4.5 15.7 84.3 0.1 1.0 3.4 3.0 3.8 4.4 5.2 4.8 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.4 14.6 11.5 7.8 6.8 5.7 4.3 2.3 1.0 0.7
Other assaults 885,822 46,365 118,253 767,569 1,415 12,238 32,712 22,928 24,818 24,142 23,071 25,144 27,541 32,206 32,685 32,382 30,889 136,313 115,864 84,266 73,313 61,047 47,281 25,333 11,143 9,091
Forgery and counterfeiting 48,826 94 850 47,976 3 20 71 90 189 477 1,277 1,745 2,032 1,907 2,007 2,116 2,115 9,551 8,081 5,643 4,407 3,288 2,152 1,045 417 193
Fraud 113,510 697 3,542 109,968 10 140 547 539 918 1,388 2,368 3,262 3,845 3,887 4,053 4,240 4,192 19,250 17,616 13,438 11,741 9,056 6,430 3,620 1,643 1,327
Embezzlement 12,664 35 318 12,346 1 6 28 27 78 178 506 748 774 728 654 580 530 2,055 1,642 1,202 1,057 788 584 268 149 81
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 74,792 1,953 8,388 66,404 19 281 1,653 1,699 2,187 2,549 3,623 3,582 3,487 3,307 3,192 3,165 2,978 12,596 10,440 6,779 5,223 3,693 2,580 1,075 433 251
Vandalism 162,068 14,326 37,678 124,390 689 4,129 9,508 7,145 7,843 8,364 8,128 7,612 7,090 7,402 6,917 6,258 5,705 22,411 16,386 10,646 8,708 6,969 5,300 2,661 1,220 977
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 112,673 5,673 16,683 95,990 320 1,516 3,837 3,007 3,627 4,376 5,444 5,435 5,267 5,428 5,442 5,035 4,597 18,173 13,625 8,357 6,152 4,813 3,794 2,270 1,163 995
Prostitution and commercialized vice 42,110 61 655 41,455 1 5 55 80 180 334 1,202 1,722 1,843 1,990 2,027 1,913 1,874 7,410 5,785 4,161 4,042 3,290 2,256 1,055 489 396
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 46,832 4,145 8,389 38,443 149 1,188 2,808 1,461 1,391 1,392 1,568 1,493 1,446 1,310 1,340 1,276 1,131 5,053 4,701 3,987 3,632 3,462 3,073 2,118 1,326 1,527
Drug abuse violations 1,209,661 16,075 94,187 1,115,474 85 2,209 13,781 15,648 24,490 37,974 61,494 66,235 64,345 61,524 58,989 55,457 51,148 205,771 157,451 100,040 79,587 65,380 49,239 25,159 9,592 4,063
Gambling 5,089 104 615 4,474 0 14 90 87 170 254 254 268 269 247 246 184 175 670 431 323 292 295 277 231 149 163
Offenses against the family and children 78,812 741 2,224 76,588 39 156 546 504 439 540 950 1,140 1,421 1,855 2,101 2,386 2,543 13,884 14,923 11,752 9,402 6,685 4,300 2,045 707 494
Driving under the influence 918,462 117 5,963 912,499 11 9 97 249 1,320 4,277 13,087 19,543 24,754 39,725 42,165 42,350 40,106 167,636 128,832 93,720 83,940 74,392 64,915 40,487 21,230 15,617
Liquor laws 280,860 4,562 48,126 232,734 35 316 4,211 7,192 13,456 22,916 43,972 48,601 41,435 7,043 5,107 4,215 3,528 13,392 11,113 9,039 10,039 11,395 11,526 7,253 3,280 1,796
Drunkenness 358,036 696 5,902 352,134 18 56 622 932 1,389 2,885 7,376 9,117 9,506 15,302 14,273 13,403 12,055 52,315 44,698 34,133 34,677 37,016 34,590 20,659 8,727 4,287
Disorderly conduct 375,142 29,362 76,318 298,824 651 6,734 21,977 15,680 15,812 15,464 13,371 13,079 12,988 17,125 15,269 13,841 12,623 48,627 37,777 27,060 24,154 22,893 20,038 11,293 4,999 3,687
Vagrancy 21,633 176 733 20,900 3 28 145 158 175 224 659 728 670 713 592 555 597 2,416 2,355 1,817 2,017 2,367 2,545 1,726 787 356
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,620,320 36,882 156,079 2,464,241 1,173 6,560 29,149 30,491 39,573 49,133 66,783 85,363 96,414 107,144 108,581 106,968 103,278 446,800 368,665 260,912 222,627 189,884 151,889 84,613 37,985 26,335
Suspicion 844 83 175 669 9 20 54 32 37 23 37 28 34 51 45 44 34 112 97 60 38 33 28 19 3 6
Curfew and loitering law violations 47,934 14,112 47,934 - 367 2,898 10,847 10,765 12,461 10,596 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 2 The rape figures in this table are an aggregate total of the data submitted using both the revised and legacy Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 3 Violent crimes in this table are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape (revised and legacy definitions), robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes are offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.

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Arrests, by Age, 2013

  • In 2013, 90.3 percent of all individuals arrested were adults (18 years of age and over). Adults comprised 88.9 percent of all persons arrested for violent crimes and 84.3 percent of persons arrested for property crimes.
  • Adults accounted for 92.2 percent of persons arrested for drug abuse violations.
  • In 2013, 35.0 percent of persons arrested for arson were juveniles. More than half of those juveniles (57.2 percent) were under age 15.
  • Persons between the ages of 25 and 29 accounted for 15.8 percent of all arrestees in 2013.