Table 21

Robbery

by State, Types of Weapons, 2014

State Total
robberies1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Strong-
arm
Agency
count
Population
Alabama 4,004 2,581 145 299 979 251 4,017,610
Alaska 627 144 54 58 371 32 732,371
Arizona 4,428 1,614 505 362 1,947 74 4,781,193
Arkansas 1,855 964 93 186 612 250 2,625,453
California 48,599 13,533 4,548 4,817 25,701 732 38,766,160
Colorado 3,017 1,091 254 384 1,288 207 5,120,821
Connecticut 3,155 1,079 315 247 1,514 102 3,596,677
Delaware 1,267 547 105 100 515 49 933,379
District of Columbia 3,497 1,285 291 207 1,714 3 658,893
Florida 21,576 8,634 1,458 1,900 9,584 591 19,829,171
Georgia 11,399 6,761 409 1,039 3,190 459 9,186,183
Hawaii 80 8 7 16 49 1 162,229
Idaho 193 60 29 31 73 108 1,579,651
Illinois2 412 209 13 24 166 1 149,586
Indiana 6,600 3,354 387 488 2,371 265 5,292,033
Iowa 1,031 344 112 117 458 196 2,814,849
Kansas 1,254 591 108 74 481 224 2,456,537
Kentucky 3,321 1,596 259 327 1,139 390 4,357,196
Louisiana 4,964 2,652 200 308 1,804 171 3,958,290
Maine 304 51 43 49 161 181 1,330,089
Maryland 7,570 3,304 742 507 3,017 151 4,606,762
Massachusetts 5,933 1,601 1,173 664 2,495 319 6,277,316
Michigan 7,902 3,758 446 639 3,059 555 9,444,571
Minnesota 3,683 1,177 271 552 1,683 331 5,456,434
Mississippi 1,633 1,044 83 145 361 74 1,408,438
Missouri 5,583 2,729 338 382 2,134 590 6,006,231
Montana 185 52 26 30 77 99 987,530
Nebraska 1,014 478 71 74 391 201 1,535,157
Nevada 5,951 2,235 461 619 2,636 37 2,834,483
New Hampshire 516 128 71 56 261 152 1,217,941
New Jersey 10,330 3,684 792 616 5,238 546 8,701,247
New Mexico 2,072 907 263 197 705 116 2,043,362
New York 23,948 5,681 2,274 2,065 13,928 528 19,356,133
North Carolina 7,585 3,897 550 678 2,460 352 8,965,291
North Dakota 171 49 18 31 73 101 711,112
Ohio 11,779 4,702 579 1,106 5,392 431 9,064,650
Oklahoma 3,036 1,437 250 227 1,122 333 3,803,981
Oregon 1,958 422 234 181 1,121 156 3,222,938
Pennsylvania 13,436 5,710 959 798 5,969 1,381 12,433,961
Rhode Island 528 160 76 63 229 48 1,055,173
South Carolina 3,362 1,830 238 240 1,054 211 3,831,974
South Dakota 194 61 32 36 65 121 789,345
Tennessee 7,241 4,055 414 800 1,972 463 6,494,137
Texas 29,606 15,248 2,219 2,306 9,833 980 25,761,410
Utah 1,011 263 155 125 468 112 2,338,134
Vermont 60 14 16 7 23 60 514,607
Virginia 4,273 2,189 355 366 1,363 352 8,207,484
Washington 5,602 1,258 481 666 3,197 240 7,040,917
West Virginia 410 150 58 64 138 239 1,339,973
Wisconsin 4,998 2,753 204 447 1,594 382 5,506,370
Wyoming 53 18 3 8 24 57 561,865
  • 1 The number of robberies from agencies that submitted 12 months of data in 2014 for which breakdowns by type of weapon were included.
  • 2 Limited data were received.

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