Home Crime in the U.S. 2014 Crime in the U.S. 2014 Tables Arson Arson Table 2

Arson Table 2

Arson

by Type of Property, 2014

[14,750 agencies; 2014 estimated population 262,342,126]

Property classification Number of
arson
offenses
Percent
distribution1
Percent not
in use
Average damage Total
clearances
Percent of
arsons
cleared2
Percent of
clearances
under 18
Total 39,174 100.0 $16,055 8,555 21.8 25.5
Total structure: 17,854 45.6 14.6 $29,779 4,577 25.6 25.6
Single occupancy residential 8,630 22.0 14.9 $27,742 2,109 24.4 18.2
Other residential 3,071 7.8 10.1 $26,786 848 27.6 15.2
Storage 1,113 2.8 18.9 $11,341 233 20.9 41.6
Industrial/manufacturing 141 0.4 29.8 $167,545 35 24.8 14.3
Other commercial 1,594 4.1 16.7 $56,592 370 23.2 23.2
Community/public 1,513 3.9 14.9 $15,948 579 38.3 63.0
Other structure 1,792 4.6 14.6 $33,161 403 22.5 27.0
Total mobile: 9,154 23.4 $7,716 1,051 11.5 10.4
Motor vehicles 8,608 22.0 $7,416 937 10.9 9.4
Other mobile 546 1.4 $12,458 114 20.9 18.4
Other 12,166 31.1 $2,189 2,927 24.1 30.6
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 2 Includes arsons cleared by arrest or exceptional means.