Table 16

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Population Group, 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 Number
of
agencies
2014
estimated
population
Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 1,107,564 374.9 13,280 4.5 84,885 38.5 16,261 21.6 307,590 104.1 685,548 232.1 7,578,653 2,565.3 1,579,038 534.5 5,353,190 1,812.0 646,425 218.8 14,621 295,429,333
TOTAL CITIES 887,727 443.7 10,322 5.2 63,071 42.4 12,296 24.1 270,022 135.0 532,016 265.9 6,000,713 2,999.0 1,156,175 577.8 4,325,678 2,161.9 518,860 259.3 10,531 200,090,212
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 416,525 730.1 5,305 9.3 23,497 51.5 3,534 31.7 149,079 261.3 235,110 412.1 1,971,331 3,455.4 394,582 691.6 1,336,638 2,342.9 240,111 420.9 77 57,050,129
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 177,999 658.7 2,013 7.4 10,322 41.9 677 28.5 67,350 249.2 97,637 361.3 737,241 2,728.1 139,623 516.7 504,789 1,867.9 92,829 343.5 11 27,023,807
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 128,303 874.4 1,659 11.3 6,681 61.6 1,452 38.0 42,233 287.8 76,278 519.8 643,452 4,385.2 130,658 890.5 436,451 2,974.5 76,343 520.3 21 14,673,156
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 110,223 717.9 1,633 10.6 6,494 64.2 1,405 28.3 39,496 257.2 61,195 398.6 590,638 3,847.0 124,301 809.6 395,398 2,575.4 70,939 462.0 45 15,353,166
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 143,779 461.8 1,784 5.7 10,310 46.5 2,193 24.5 44,390 142.6 85,102 273.3 1,036,492 3,328.8 212,938 683.9 723,596 2,323.9 99,958 321.0 210 31,137,166
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 109,777 335.1 1,093 3.3 8,284 36.6 2,044 20.2 30,697 93.7 67,659 206.5 896,856 2,737.9 168,729 515.1 657,042 2,005.8 71,085 217.0 474 32,757,062
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 80,443 280.0 892 3.1 7,317 35.4 1,538 18.9 20,955 72.9 49,741 173.1 749,728 2,609.7 137,274 477.8 568,717 1,979.6 43,737 152.2 833 28,728,176
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 74,451 264.0 707 2.5 6,938 33.6 1,501 19.8 15,717 55.7 49,588 175.8 725,478 2,572.5 133,114 472.0 555,934 1,971.3 36,430 129.2 1,768 28,200,971
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 62,752 282.5 541 2.4 6,725 39.3 1,486 29.1 9,184 41.3 44,816 201.7 620,828 2,794.4 109,538 493.0 483,751 2,177.4 27,539 124.0 7,169 22,216,708
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 176,354 248.0 2,236 3.1 15,203 29.0 3,233 16.8 35,001 49.2 120,681 169.7 1,259,723 1,771.4 318,716 448.2 835,181 1,174.4 105,826 148.8 1,791 71,115,093
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES3 43,483 179.5 722 3.0 6,611 34.2 732 14.6 2,567 10.6 32,851 135.6 318,217 1,313.6 104,147 429.9 192,331 794.0 21,739 89.7 2,299 24,224,028
SUBURBAN AREA4 309,144 239.8 3,511 2.7 27,287 29.1 6,180 17.3 66,729 51.8 205,437 159.4 2,621,529 2,033.8 551,918 428.2 1,887,979 1,464.7 181,632 140.9 8,042 128,895,308
  • 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.