Table 15

Crime Trends

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2013–2014

Population group Rape (revised definition)1 Rape (legacy definition)2 Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft Arson Number
of
agencies
2014
estimated
population
Rape Assault
to rape-
attempts
Rape by
force
Assault
to rape-
attempts
Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Strong-arm Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Hands,
fists,
feet, etc.
Forcible
entry
Unlawful
entry
Attempted
forcible
entry
Autos Trucks
and
buses
Other
vehicles
Structure Mobile Other
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 2013 52,947 2,645 14,142 1,315 126,889 24,002 28,141 138,457 143,737 127,824 214,752 181,029 1,045,150 607,306 114,318 482,132 97,968 72,345 18,826 9,818 13,087
2014 52,612 2,739 15,073 1,299 119,754 23,680 26,182 127,820 150,574 126,187 214,873 180,823 911,518 552,452 102,076 476,353 94,982 68,366 18,240 9,332 12,696 14,646 291,375,195
Percent change -0.6 +3.6 +6.6 -1.2 -5.6 -1.3 -7.0 -7.7 +4.8 -1.3 +0.1 -0.1 -12.8 -9.0 -10.7 -1.2 -3.0 -5.5 -3.1 -5.0 -3.0
TOTAL CITIES 2013 37,127 2,021 10,472 1,008 108,784 21,047 24,117 122,785 112,802 102,612 163,423 132,350 756,926 435,908 88,932 394,057 76,184 49,741 14,044 6,988 10,096
2014 36,956 2,134 11,322 1,021 102,029 20,818 22,348 113,045 118,934 100,812 164,138 132,144 659,884 396,745 79,511 389,686 73,681 46,855 13,603 6,804 9,850 10,497 194,276,788
Percent change -0.5 +5.6 +8.1 +1.3 -6.2 -1.1 -7.3 -7.9 +5.4 -1.8 +0.4 -0.2 -12.8 -9.0 -10.6 -1.1 -3.3 -5.8 -3.1 -2.6 -2.4
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 2013 9,809 727 2,987 387 61,169 10,745 11,863 66,491 57,323 45,151 72,693 43,200 281,731 119,653 29,683 173,681 41,293 18,063 5,227 3,131 3,506
2014 9,892 751 3,157 377 57,923 10,700 11,201 60,376 61,795 44,292 74,388 44,002 247,581 109,534 26,850 175,074 40,225 16,444 4,881 3,099 3,256 77 54,853,336
Percent change +0.8 +3.3 +5.7 -2.6 -5.3 -0.4 -5.6 -9.2 +7.8 -1.9 +2.3 +1.9 -12.1 -8.5 -9.5 +0.8 -2.6 -9.0 -6.6 -1.0 -7.1
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 2013 1,163 116 493 93 21,220 4,928 5,101 29,509 17,558 19,299 26,968 20,475 92,319 36,559 10,023 55,023 18,805 8,394 1,364 1,053 1,310
2014 1,105 102 570 107 20,811 4,801 4,846 27,088 17,863 18,705 28,055 20,483 82,411 33,439 9,236 58,422 17,772 6,612 1,296 981 1,045 10 24,299,686
Percent change -5.0 -12.1 +15.6 +15.1 -1.9 -2.6 -5.0 -8.2 +1.7 -3.1 +4.0 * -10.7 -8.5 -7.9 +6.2 -5.5 -21.2 -5.0 -6.8 -20.2
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 2013 4,449 352 1,396 137 20,201 3,296 3,767 18,872 21,195 14,585 26,007 12,006 99,847 40,361 10,771 58,309 12,400 5,270 2,051 1,026 930
2014 4,407 395 1,325 127 19,543 3,438 3,609 16,568 24,035 14,692 26,817 12,632 87,948 37,353 9,277 59,721 12,859 5,418 1,720 953 917 22 15,200,484
Percent change -0.9 +12.2 -5.1 -7.3 -3.3 +4.3 -4.2 -12.2 +13.4 +0.7 +3.1 +5.2 -11.9 -7.5 -13.9 +2.4 +3.7 +2.8 -16.1 -7.1 -1.4
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 2013 4,197 259 1,098 157 19,748 2,521 2,995 18,110 18,570 11,267 19,718 10,719 89,565 42,733 8,889 60,349 10,088 4,399 1,812 1,052 1,266
2014 4,380 254 1,262 143 17,569 2,461 2,746 16,720 19,897 10,895 19,516 10,887 77,222 38,742 8,337 56,931 9,594 4,414 1,865 1,165 1,294 45 15,353,166
Percent change +4.4 -1.9 +14.9 -8.9 -11.0 -2.4 -8.3 -7.7 +7.1 -3.3 -1.0 +1.6 -13.8 -9.3 -6.2 -5.7 -4.9 +0.3 +2.9 +10.7 +2.2
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 2013 6,287 223 1,780 153 19,310 3,719 4,319 19,481 19,918 17,650 27,041 18,094 140,900 79,884 17,003 79,934 13,804 10,307 2,208 1,285 1,574
2014 6,443 257 2,074 144 18,271 3,644 3,773 18,432 20,889 17,495 27,463 18,019 124,686 72,391 15,770 78,227 13,611 9,651 2,160 1,192 1,698 209 31,128,218
Percent change +2.5 +15.2 +16.5 -5.9 -5.4 -2.0 -12.6 -5.4 +4.9 -0.9 +1.6 -0.4 -11.5 -9.4 -7.3 -2.1 -1.4 -6.4 -2.2 -7.2 +7.9
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 2013 5,915 252 1,733 146 11,079 2,772 3,206 15,238 12,778 13,457 21,872 18,852 107,151 69,992 13,489 56,573 9,419 7,458 1,958 872 1,514
2014 5,778 256 1,874 144 9,851 2,720 3,053 14,195 13,172 13,237 21,481 18,145 89,255 64,608 11,494 54,370 8,779 7,145 1,777 815 1,518 457 31,671,744
Percent change -2.3 +1.6 +8.1 -1.4 -11.1 -1.9 -4.8 -6.8 +3.1 -1.6 -1.8 -3.8 -16.7 -7.7 -14.8 -3.9 -6.8 -4.2 -9.2 -6.5 +0.3
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2013 5,245 238 1,448 91 7,765 1,777 2,126 9,921 8,594 9,969 15,306 14,653 83,734 57,562 10,594 34,409 4,445 5,406 1,435 604 1,265
2014 5,025 262 1,459 92 7,147 1,715 1,976 9,095 8,953 9,855 14,608 14,465 72,183 51,918 9,256 33,301 4,312 5,277 1,481 623 1,234 796 27,529,938
Percent change -4.2 +10.1 +0.8 +1.1 -8.0 -3.5 -7.1 -8.3 +4.2 -1.1 -4.6 -1.3 -13.8 -9.8 -12.6 -3.2 -3.0 -2.4 +3.2 +3.1 -2.5
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2013 5,256 299 1,354 84 6,098 1,274 1,681 7,023 8,237 8,808 14,588 17,328 79,181 58,015 9,830 28,139 4,257 4,471 1,456 618 909
2014 5,093 329 1,418 102 5,597 1,273 1,452 6,667 8,187 8,627 14,604 17,007 69,646 52,583 8,294 27,298 3,924 4,426 1,511 598 855 1,697 26,993,896
Percent change -3.1 +10.0 +4.7 +21.4 -8.2 -0.1 -13.6 -5.1 -0.6 -2.1 +0.1 -1.9 -12.0 -9.4 -15.6 -3.0 -7.8 -1.0 +3.8 -3.2 -5.9
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2013 4,615 282 1,170 147 3,363 760 922 4,631 5,952 7,577 11,923 20,223 64,229 50,802 8,333 21,321 2,966 4,036 1,760 478 1,328
2014 4,725 279 1,340 162 3,240 766 893 4,280 5,938 7,306 11,594 20,506 56,533 45,711 7,847 21,416 2,830 3,912 1,793 477 1,289 7,261 22,099,656
Percent change +2.4 -1.1 +14.5 +10.2 -3.7 +0.8 -3.1 -7.6 -0.2 -3.6 -2.8 +1.4 -12.0 -10.0 -5.8 +0.4 -4.6 -3.1 +1.9 -0.2 -2.9
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2013 10,957 435 2,934 246 16,959 2,692 3,677 14,768 25,232 20,794 41,677 36,414 217,156 129,664 21,008 74,211 18,265 17,851 3,433 2,261 2,356
2014 10,776 423 3,055 226 16,626 2,646 3,504 13,841 26,017 20,855 41,459 36,111 189,507 118,447 18,446 73,037 17,846 17,267 3,272 2,001 2,175 1,828 73,124,303
Percent change -1.7 -2.8 +4.1 -8.1 -2.0 -1.7 -4.7 -6.3 +3.1 +0.3 -0.5 -0.8 -12.7 -8.7 -12.2 -1.6 -2.3 -3.3 -4.7 -11.5 -7.7
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2013 4,863 189 736 61 1,146 263 347 904 5,703 4,418 9,652 12,265 71,068 41,734 4,378 13,864 3,519 4,753 1,349 569 635
2014 4,880 182 696 52 1,099 216 330 934 5,623 4,520 9,276 12,568 62,127 37,260 4,119 13,630 3,455 4,244 1,365 527 671 2,321 23,974,104
Percent change +0.3 -3.7 -5.4 -14.8 -4.1 -17.9 -4.9 +3.3 -1.4 +2.3 -3.9 +2.5 -12.6 -10.7 -5.9 -1.7 -1.8 -10.7 +1.2 -7.4 +5.7
SUBURBAN AREAS3 2013 21,524 1,029 5,804 475 28,704 5,270 6,868 29,766 37,989 35,572 66,694 66,893 356,602 230,012 39,813 133,663 26,721 26,820 5,945 3,221 4,243
2014 20,950 1,062 6,142 472 27,531 5,132 6,413 27,667 38,827 35,161 66,067 66,700 309,807 208,611 35,198 130,941 25,643 25,935 5,725 2,916 4,020 7,938 128,410,940
Percent change -2.7 +3.2 +5.8 -0.6 -4.1 -2.6 -6.6 -7.1 +2.2 -1.2 -0.9 -0.3 -13.1 -9.3 -11.6 -2.0 -4.0 -3.3 -3.7 -9.5 -5.3
  • 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 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

Data Declaration

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