Table 12

Crime Trends

by Population Group, 2013–2014

Population group Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)1
Rape
(legacy
definition)2
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson Number
of
agencies
2014
estimated
population
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 2013 1,112,265 13,741 55,598 15,461 334,513 692,952 8,183,021 1,820,797 5,690,372 671,852 44,713
2014 1,094,854 13,472 55,355 16,372 311,936 697,719 7,738,735 1,611,882 5,470,741 656,112 42,934 15,324 303,380,767
Percent change -1.6 -2.0 -0.4 +5.9 -6.7 +0.7 -5.4 -11.5 -3.9 -2.3 -4.0
TOTAL CITIES 2013 889,721 10,517 39,154 11,484 293,496 535,070 6,439,938 1,329,585 4,571,822 538,531 33,757
2014 874,127 10,446 39,093 12,343 272,517 539,728 6,107,458 1,176,693 4,404,964 525,801 32,617 11,079 204,409,381
Percent change -1.8 -0.7 -0.2 +7.5 -7.1 +0.9 -5.2 -11.5 -3.6 -2.4 -3.4
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 2013 411,799 5,320 10,536 3,374 162,094 230,475 2,108,022 448,942 1,413,360 245,720 12,512
2014 406,528 5,339 10,643 3,534 150,004 237,008 1,993,393 398,502 1,353,125 241,766 11,863 78 57,577,457
Percent change -1.3 +0.4 +1.0 +4.7 -7.5 +2.8 -5.4 -11.2 -4.3 -1.6 -5.2
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 2013 172,827 1,970 1,279 586 72,584 96,408 787,221 156,776 535,540 94,905 4,176
2014 168,884 2,013 1,207 677 67,350 97,637 737,241 139,623 504,789 92,829 3,782 11 27,023,807
Percent change -2.3 +2.2 -5.6 +15.5 -7.2 +1.3 -6.3 -10.9 -5.7 -2.2 -9.4
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 2013 127,964 1,701 4,801 1,533 46,136 73,793 700,267 150,979 473,309 75,979 4,169
2014 129,281 1,693 4,802 1,452 43,158 78,176 672,755 134,578 460,179 77,998 3,735 22 15,200,484
Percent change +1.0 -0.5 0.0 -5.3 -6.5 +5.9 -3.9 -10.9 -2.8 +2.7 -10.4
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 2013 111,008 1,649 4,456 1,255 43,374 60,274 620,534 141,187 404,511 74,836 4,167
2014 108,363 1,633 4,634 1,405 39,496 61,195 583,397 124,301 388,157 70,939 4,346 45 15,353,166
Percent change -2.4 -1.0 +4.0 +12.0 -8.9 +1.5 -6.0 -12.0 -4.0 -5.2 +4.3
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 2013 143,066 1,787 6,510 1,933 47,792 85,044 1,108,364 242,440 761,012 104,912 5,401
2014 141,912 1,804 6,700 2,218 44,959 86,231 1,062,425 217,070 743,103 102,252 5,312 215 31,966,637
Percent change -0.8 +1.0 +2.9 +14.7 -5.9 +1.4 -4.1 -10.5 -2.4 -2.5 -1.6
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 2013 111,658 1,171 6,168 1,879 33,372 69,068 953,036 196,372 682,019 74,645 4,573
2014 108,010 1,098 6,034 2,018 30,816 68,044 902,740 170,344 660,987 71,409 4,333 478 33,076,321
Percent change -3.3 -6.2 -2.2 +7.4 -7.7 -1.5 -5.3 -13.3 -3.1 -4.3 -5.2
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2013 82,834 892 5,483 1,539 23,015 51,905 806,998 159,644 601,441 45,913 3,691
2014 79,602 908 5,287 1,551 21,223 50,633 764,465 139,921 580,206 44,338 3,698 857 29,556,524
Percent change -3.9 +1.8 -3.6 +0.8 -7.8 -2.5 -5.3 -12.4 -3.5 -3.4 +0.2
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2013 75,933 739 5,556 1,438 17,173 51,027 784,210 154,768 591,103 38,339 3,252
2014 74,344 724 5,422 1,520 16,007 50,671 743,189 137,120 568,854 37,215 3,241 1,817 28,982,145
Percent change -2.1 -2.0 -2.4 +5.7 -6.8 -0.7 -5.2 -11.4 -3.8 -2.9 -0.3
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2013 64,431 608 4,901 1,321 10,050 47,551 679,308 127,419 522,887 29,002 4,328
2014 63,731 573 5,007 1,502 9,508 47,141 641,246 113,736 498,689 28,821 4,170 7,634 23,250,297
Percent change -1.1 -5.8 +2.2 +13.7 -5.4 -0.9 -5.6 -10.7 -4.6 -0.6 -3.7
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2013 180,609 2,385 11,392 3,180 38,333 125,319 1,392,396 372,334 909,083 110,979 8,288
2014 179,197 2,321 11,200 3,281 36,816 125,579 1,311,113 330,297 872,040 108,776 7,649 1,872 74,401,790
Percent change -0.8 -2.7 -1.7 +3.2 -4.0 +0.2 -5.8 -11.3 -4.1 -2.0 -7.7
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES3 2013 41,935 839 5,052 797 2,684 32,563 350,687 118,878 209,467 22,342 2,668
2014 41,530 705 5,062 748 2,603 32,412 320,164 104,892 193,737 21,535 2,668 2,373 24,569,596
Percent change -1.0 -16.0 +0.2 -6.1 -3.0 -0.5 -8.7 -11.8 -7.5 -3.6 0.0
SUBURBAN AREAS4 2013 319,153 3,716 22,555 6,281 73,272 213,329 2,868,918 644,626 2,033,261 191,031 14,791
2014 313,838 3,637 22,015 6,614 69,062 212,510 2,703,237 569,218 1,947,792 186,227 13,868 8,393 133,928,066
Percent change -1.7 -2.1 -2.4 +5.3 -5.7 -0.4 -5.8 -11.7 -4.2 -2.5 -6.2
  • 1 The figures shown in the rape (revised definition) column include only those reported by law enforcement agencies that used the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in the rape (legacy definition) column include only those reported by law enforcement agencies that used the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 Includes state police agencies that report aggregately for the entire state.
  • 4 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.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.