Table 19

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2014

Population group Rape
(revised definition)1
Rape
(legacy definition)2
Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft 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
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: Number of offenses known 77,053 4,129 14,978 1,283 118,092 23,187 25,728 126,199 148,531 124,086 210,616 177,619 893,999 540,614 99,907 469,548 93,828 66,854 14,005 283,867,298
Rate 36.9 2.0 19.9 1.7 41.6 8.2 9.1 44.5 52.3 43.7 74.2 62.6 314.9 190.4 35.2 165.4 33.1 23.6
TOTAL CITIES Number of offenses known 56,484 3,271 11,272 1,024 101,204 20,507 22,035 112,099 117,401 99,421 161,816 130,071 648,400 389,650 78,542 384,613 72,735 46,129 9,999 190,247,821
Rate 40.6 2.4 22.1 2.0 53.2 10.8 11.6 58.9 61.7 52.3 85.1 68.4 340.8 204.8 41.3 202.2 38.2 24.2
GROUP I (250,000 and over) Number of offenses known 20,695 1,459 3,157 377 57,564 10,551 11,066 60,094 61,245 43,917 73,767 43,650 244,834 108,366 26,845 173,884 39,902 16,302 76 54,326,008
Rate 48.3 3.4 28.3 3.4 106.0 19.4 20.4 110.6 112.7 80.8 135.8 80.3 450.7 199.5 49.4 320.1 73.4 30.0
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 8,320 659 570 107 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 10 24,299,686
Rate 38.0 3.0 24.0 4.5 85.6 19.8 19.9 111.5 73.5 77.0 115.5 84.3 339.1 137.6 38.0 240.4 73.1 27.2
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 6,221 460 1,325 127 19,184 3,289 3,474 16,286 23,485 14,317 26,196 12,280 85,201 36,185 9,272 58,531 12,536 5,276 21 14,673,156
Rate 57.3 4.2 34.7 3.3 130.7 22.4 23.7 111.0 160.1 97.6 178.5 83.7 580.7 246.6 63.2 398.9 85.4 36.0
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 6,154 340 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 45 15,353,166
Rate 60.9 3.4 25.4 2.9 114.4 16.0 17.9 108.9 129.6 71.0 127.1 70.9 503.0 252.3 54.3 370.8 62.5 28.7
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) Number of offenses known 9,615 409 2,050 143 18,075 3,576 3,732 18,211 20,667 17,225 27,223 17,706 122,747 70,695 15,536 76,583 13,240 9,465 204 30,298,747
Rate 45.0 1.9 22.9 1.6 59.7 11.8 12.3 60.1 68.2 56.9 89.8 58.4 405.1 233.3 51.3 252.8 43.7 31.2
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) Number of offenses known 7,640 356 1,898 146 9,849 2,698 3,033 14,127 13,106 13,152 21,304 18,110 88,264 64,145 11,404 54,193 8,723 7,080 453 31,352,485
Rate 36.0 1.7 18.8 1.4 31.4 8.6 9.7 45.1 41.8 41.9 67.9 57.8 281.5 204.6 36.4 172.9 27.8 22.6
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) Number of offenses known 6,402 304 1,447 91 7,036 1,691 1,948 8,964 8,796 9,735 14,271 14,221 70,615 50,991 9,111 32,731 4,241 5,219 774 26,761,959
Rate 34.3 1.6 17.8 1.1 26.3 6.3 7.3 33.5 32.9 36.4 53.3 53.1 263.9 190.5 34.0 122.3 15.8 19.5
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) Number of offenses known 6,061 384 1,401 100 5,493 1,255 1,410 6,598 7,952 8,420 14,250 16,806 67,489 51,161 8,165 26,900 3,851 4,242 1,654 26,322,275
Rate 32.3 2.0 18.5 1.3 20.9 4.8 5.4 25.1 30.2 32.0 54.1 63.8 256.4 194.4 31.0 102.2 14.6 16.1
GROUP VI (under 10,000) Number of offenses known 6,071 359 1,319 167 3,187 736 846 4,105 5,635 6,972 11,001 19,578 54,451 44,292 7,481 20,322 2,778 3,821 6,838 21,186,347
Rate 37.7 2.2 25.8 3.3 15.0 3.5 4.0 19.4 26.6 32.9 51.9 92.4 257.0 209.1 35.3 95.9 13.1 18.0
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 14,311 593 3,029 204 15,808 2,469 3,362 13,170 25,377 20,078 39,386 34,775 183,737 113,883 17,299 71,266 17,582 16,358 1,750 69,876,647
Rate 28.0 1.2 15.8 1.1 22.6 3.5 4.8 18.8 36.3 28.7 56.4 49.8 262.9 163.0 24.8 102.0 25.2 23.4
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 6,258 265 677 55 1,080 211 331 930 5,753 4,587 9,414 12,773 61,862 37,081 4,066 13,669 3,511 4,367 2,256 23,742,830
Rate 33.2 1.4 13.5 1.1 4.5 0.9 1.4 3.9 24.2 19.3 39.6 53.8 260.6 156.2 17.1 57.6 14.8 18.4
SUBURBAN AREAS3 Number of offenses known 24,795 1,213 5,742 438 26,562 4,921 6,202 26,781 37,790 34,154 63,315 64,686 301,012 201,967 33,836 127,836 25,253 24,895 7,618 123,623,669
Rate 28.0 1.4 16.1 1.2 21.5 4.0 5.0 21.7 30.6 27.6 51.2 52.3 243.5 163.4 27.4 103.4 20.4 20.1
  • 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.

Data Declaration

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