Table 17

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Suburban and Nonsuburban Cities1 by Population Group, 2014

Population group Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised definition)2
Rape
(legacy definition)3
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 SUBURBAN CITIES: 132,790 229.8 1,275 2.2 12,084 29.2 2,947 17.9 31,728 54.9 84,756 146.7 1,361,806 2,356.9 233,202 403.6 1,052,798 1,822.1 75,806 131.2 6,251 57,780,215
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 50,175 225.4 558 2.5 4,446 28.5 990 14.7 13,838 62.2 30,343 136.3 497,600 2,235.3 87,307 392.2 378,962 1,702.4 31,331 140.7 651 22,261,087
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 46,574 216.7 429 2.0 4,136 27.0 953 15.3 11,298 52.6 29,758 138.5 474,114 2,206.3 83,598 389.0 363,646 1,692.2 26,870 125.0 1,335 21,489,083
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 36,041 256.9 288 2.1 3,502 33.2 1,004 28.7 6,592 47.0 24,655 175.7 390,092 2,780.4 62,297 444.0 310,190 2,210.9 17,605 125.5 4,265 14,030,045
TOTAL NONSUBURBAN CITIES: 84,856 397.2 865 4.0 8,896 52.3 1,578 36.0 14,128 66.1 59,389 278.0 734,228 3,436.5 146,724 686.7 555,604 2,600.5 31,900 149.3 3,519 21,365,640
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 30,268 468.0 334 5.2 2,871 56.8 548 38.8 7,117 110.0 19,398 299.9 252,128 3,898.6 49,967 772.6 189,755 2,934.2 12,406 191.8 182 6,467,089
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 27,877 415.3 278 4.1 2,802 52.2 548 40.3 4,419 65.8 19,830 295.4 251,364 3,745.1 49,516 737.7 192,288 2,864.9 9,560 142.4 433 6,711,888
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 26,711 326.3 253 3.1 3,223 49.0 482 30.0 2,592 31.7 20,161 246.3 230,736 2,818.4 47,241 577.0 173,561 2,120.0 9,934 121.3 2,904 8,186,663
  • 1 Suburban cities include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban cities exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city. Nonsuburban cities include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants that are not associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 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.

Data Declaration

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