Home Crime in the U.S. 2015 Crime in the U.S. 2015 Tables Arson Table 2

Arson Table 2

Arson

by Type of Property, 2015

[14,986 agencies; 2015 estimated population 267,682,525]

Property classification Number of
arson
offenses
Percent
distribution1
Percent not
in use
Average
damage
Total
clearances
Percent of
arsons
cleared2
Percent of
clearances
under 18
Total 36,757 100.0 $14,182 7,631 20.8 25.1
Total structure: 16,809 45.7 15.2 $25,716 4,325 25.7 24.7
Single occupancy residential 8,157 22.2 15.4 $23,900 1,984 24.3 18.3
Other residential 2,758 7.5 10.4 $25,382 840 30.5 16.8
Storage 1,006 2.7 20.3 $12,377 221 22.0 39.4
Industrial/manufacturing 158 0.4 25.9 $270,462 43 27.2 14.0
Other commercial 1,583 4.3 19.3 $51,231 380 24.0 16.8
Community/public 1,550 4.2 16.3 $10,168 505 32.6 59.6
Other structure 1,597 4.3 12.8 $9,553 352 22.0 30.4
Total mobile: 8,895 24.2 $7,482 877 9.9 12.5
Motor vehicles 8,330 22.7 $7,309 771 9.3 10.9
Other mobile 565 1.5 $10,038 106 18.8 24.5
Other 11,053 30.1 $2,033 2,429 22.0 30.4
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 2 Includes arsons cleared by arrest or exceptional means.