Table 4

Crime in the United States1

by Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2014–2015

Area Year Population2 Violent crime3 Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised definition)4
Rape
(legacy definition)5
Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
United States Total6, 7, 8, 9 2014 318,907,401 1,186,185 372.0 14,164 4.4 118,027 37.0 84,864 26.6 322,905 101.3 731,089 229.2 8,209,010 2,574.1 1,713,153 537.2 5,809,054 1,821.5 686,803 215.4
2015 321,418,820 1,231,566 383.2 15,696 4.9 124,047 38.6 90,185 28.1 327,374 101.9 764,449 237.8 7,993,631 2,487.0 1,579,527 491.4 5,706,346 1,775.4 707,758 220.2
Percent
change
+3.8 +3.0 +10.8 +10.0 +5.1 +4.3 +6.3 +5.4 +1.4 +0.6 +4.6 +3.7 -2.6 -3.4 -7.8 -8.5 -1.8 -2.5 +3.1 +2.2
Northeast6 2014 56,171,281 182,139 324.3 1,873 3.3 15,703 28.0 11,391 20.3 58,779 104.6 105,784 188.3 1,021,075 1,817.8 181,279 322.7 781,124 1,390.6 58,672 104.5
2015 56,283,891 180,472 320.6 1,951 3.5 16,296 29.0 11,994 21.3 56,284 100.0 105,941 188.2 951,657 1,690.8 157,909 280.6 736,844 1,309.2 56,904 101.1
Percent
change
-0.9 -1.1 +4.2 +4.0 +3.8 +3.6 +5.3 +5.1 -4.2 -4.4 +0.1 -0.1 -6.8 -7.0 -12.9 -13.1 -5.7 -5.9 -3.0 -3.2
New England6 2014 14,689,812 42,550 289.7 295 2.0 4,559 31.0 3,337 22.7 10,699 72.8 26,997 183.8 280,035 1,906.3 53,116 361.6 208,755 1,421.1 18,164 123.7
2015 14,727,584 42,089 285.8 321 2.2 4,544 30.9 3,464 23.5 9,616 65.3 27,608 187.5 256,342 1,740.6 46,009 312.4 192,654 1,308.1 17,679 120.0
Percent
change
-1.1 -1.3 +8.8 +8.5 -0.3 -0.6 +3.8 +3.5 -10.1 -10.4 +2.3 +2.0 -8.5 -8.7 -13.4 -13.6 -7.7 -7.9 -2.7 -2.9
Connecticut 2014 3,594,762 8,575 238.5 89 2.5 794 22.1 579 16.1 3,172 88.2 4,520 125.7 69,326 1,928.5 12,017 334.3 51,195 1,424.2 6,114 170.1
2015 3,590,886 7,845 218.5 117 3.3 773 21.5 582 16.2 2,892 80.5 4,063 113.1 65,066 1,812.0 10,053 280.0 48,675 1,355.5 6,338 176.5
Percent
change
-8.5 -8.4 +31.5 +31.6 -2.6 -2.5 +0.5 +0.6 -8.8 -8.7 -10.1 -10.0 -6.1 -6.0 -16.3 -16.3 -4.9 -4.8 +3.7 +3.8
Maine6 2014 1,330,256 1,698 127.6 21 1.6 484 36.4 346 26.0 304 22.9 889 66.8 26,427 1,986.6 5,035 378.5 20,591 1,547.9 801 60.2
2015 1,329,328 1,729 130.1 23 1.7 474 35.7 354 26.6 311 23.4 921 69.3 24,327 1,830.0 4,684 352.4 18,829 1,416.4 814 61.2
Percent
change
+1.8 +1.9 +9.5 +9.6 -2.1 -2.0 +2.3 +2.4 +2.3 +2.4 +3.6 +3.7 -7.9 -7.9 -7.0 -6.9 -8.6 -8.5 +1.6 +1.7
Massachusetts 2014 6,755,124 26,689 395.1 133 2.0 2,202 32.6 1,625 24.1 6,077 90.0 18,277 270.6 125,481 1,857.6 24,951 369.4 92,226 1,365.3 8,304 122.9
2015 6,794,422 26,562 390.9 128 1.9 2,075 30.5 1,608 23.7 5,288 77.8 19,071 280.7 114,871 1,690.7 21,890 322.2 84,912 1,249.7 8,069 118.8
Percent
change
-0.5 -1.1 -3.8 -4.3 -5.8 -6.3 -1.0 -1.6 -13.0 -13.5 +4.3 +3.7 -8.5 -9.0 -12.3 -12.8 -7.9 -8.5 -2.8 -3.4
New Hampshire 2014 1,327,996 2,625 197.7 16 1.2 596 44.9 438 33.0 544 41.0 1,469 110.6 26,098 1,965.2 4,191 315.6 21,051 1,585.2 856 64.5
2015 1,330,608 2,652 199.3 14 1.1 627 47.1 461 34.6 468 35.2 1,543 116.0 23,229 1,745.7 3,467 260.6 18,871 1,418.2 891 67.0
Percent
change
+1.0 +0.8 -12.5 -12.7 +5.2 +5.0 +5.3 +5.0 -14.0 -14.1 +5.0 +4.8 -11.0 -11.2 -17.3 -17.4 -10.4 -10.5 +4.1 +3.9
Rhode Island6 2014 1,054,907 2,320 219.9 26 2.5 366 34.7 264 25.0 530 50.2 1,398 132.5 22,982 2,178.6 4,830 457.9 16,317 1,546.8 1,835 173.9
2015 1,056,298 2,562 242.5 29 2.7 459 43.5 338 32.0 556 52.6 1,518 143.7 20,043 1,897.5 3,947 373.7 14,707 1,392.3 1,389 131.5
Percent
change
+10.4 +10.3 +11.5 +11.4 +25.4 +25.2 +28.0 +27.9 +4.9 +4.8 +8.6 +8.4 -12.8 -12.9 -18.3 -18.4 -9.9 -10.0 -24.3 -24.4
Vermont 2014 626,767 643 102.6 10 1.6 117 18.7 85 13.6 72 11.5 444 70.8 9,721 1,551.0 2,092 333.8 7,375 1,176.7 254 40.5
2015 626,042 739 118.0 10 1.6 136 21.7 121 19.3 101 16.1 492 78.6 8,806 1,406.6 1,968 314.4 6,660 1,063.8 178 28.4
Percent
change
+14.9 +15.1 0.0 +0.1 16.2 +16.4 +42.4 +42.5 +40.3 +40.4 +10.8 +10.9 -9.4 -9.3 -5.9 -5.8 -9.7 -9.6 -29.9 -29.8
Middle Atlantic6 2014 41,481,469 139,589 336.5 1,578 3.8 11,144 26.9 8,054 19.4 48,080 115.9 78,787 189.9 741,040 1,786.4 128,163 309.0 572,369 1,379.8 40,508 97.7
2015 41,556,307 138,383 333.0 1,630 3.9 11,752 28.3 8,530 20.5 46,668 112.3 78,333 188.5 695,315 1,673.2 111,900 269.3 544,190 1,309.5 39,225 94.4
Percent
change
-0.9 -1.0 +3.3 +3.1 +5.5 +5.3 +5.9 +5.7 -2.9 -3.1 -0.6 -0.8 -6.2 -6.3 -12.7 -12.8 -4.9 -5.1 -3.2 -3.3
New Jersey 2014 8,938,844 23,319 260.9 352 3.9 1,280 14.3 953 10.7 10,499 117.5 11,188 125.2 154,945 1,733.4 31,707 354.7 111,534 1,247.7 11,704 130.9
2015 8,958,013 22,879 255.4 363 4.1 1,373 15.3 1,019 11.4 9,729 108.6 11,414 127.4 145,701 1,626.5 27,960 312.1 105,963 1,182.9 11,778 131.5
Percent
change
-1.9 -2.1 +3.1 +2.9 +7.3 +7.0 +6.9 +6.7 -7.3 -7.5 +2.0 +1.8 -6.0 -6.2 -11.8 -12.0 -5.0 -5.2 +0.6 +0.4
New York6 2014 19,748,858 75,972 384.7 616 3.1 6,025 30.5 4,316 21.9 24,036 121.7 45,295 229.4 339,113 1,717.1 50,738 256.9 272,624 1,380.5 15,751 79.8
2015 19,795,791 75,165 379.7 609 3.1 6,074 30.7 4,389 22.2 23,936 120.9 44,546 225.0 317,529 1,604.0 44,276 223.7 257,940 1,303.0 15,313 77.4
Percent
change
-1.1 -1.3 -1.1 -1.4 +0.8 +0.6 +1.7 +1.5 -0.4 -0.7 -1.7 -1.9 -6.4 -6.6 -12.7 -12.9 -5.4 -5.6 -2.8 -3.0
Pennsylvania 2014 12,793,767 40,298 315.0 610 4.8 3,839 30.0 2,785 21.8 13,545 105.9 22,304 174.3 246,982 1,930.5 45,718 357.3 188,211 1,471.1 13,053 102.0
2015 12,802,503 40,339 315.1 658 5.1 4,305 33.6 3,122 24.4 13,003 101.6 22,373 174.8 232,085 1,812.8 39,664 309.8 180,287 1,408.2 12,134 94.8
Percent
change
+0.1 * +7.9 +7.8 +12.1 +12.1 +12.1 +12.0 -4.0 -4.1 +0.3 +0.2 -6.0 -6.1 -13.2 -13.3 -4.2 -4.3 -7.0 -7.1
Midwest6 2014 67,762,069 232,437 343.0 2,933 4.3 28,570 42.2 20,658 30.5 61,188 90.3 139,746 206.2 1,616,661 2,385.8 332,691 491.0 1,160,086 1,712.0 123,884 182.8
2015 67,907,403 241,965 356.3 3,378 5.0 29,962 44.1 21,890 32.2 61,973 91.3 146,652 216.0 1,543,103 2,272.4 305,689 450.2 1,119,214 1,648.1 118,200 174.1
Percent
change
+4.1 +3.9 +15.2 +14.9 +4.9 +4.6 +6.0 +5.7 +1.3 +1.1 +4.9 +4.7 -4.5 -4.8 -8.1 -8.3 -3.5 -3.7 -4.6 -4.8
East North Central6 2014 46,752,805 164,328 351.5 2,190 4.7 19,795 42.3 14,331 30.7 48,083 102.8 94,260 201.6 1,090,300 2,332.1 232,837 498.0 776,486 1,660.8 80,977 173.2
2015 46,787,011 167,783 358.6 2,428 5.2 20,604 44.0 14,879 31.8 47,603 101.7 97,148 207.6 1,029,126 2,199.6 209,751 448.3 744,226 1,590.7 75,149 160.6
Percent
change
+2.1 +2.0 +10.9 +10.8 +4.1 +4.0 +3.8 +3.7 -1.0 -1.1 +3.1 +3.0 -5.6 -5.7 -9.9 -10.0 -4.2 -4.2 -7.2 -7.3
Illinois 2014 12,882,189 47,775 370.9 690 5.4 4,329 33.6 3,182 24.7 15,271 118.5 27,485 213.4 269,647 2,093.2 50,759 394.0 201,003 1,560.3 17,885 138.8
2015 12,859,995 49,354 383.8 744 5.8 4,821 37.5 3,549 27.6 14,910 115.9 28,879 224.6 255,729 1,988.6 46,443 361.1 191,634 1,490.2 17,652 137.3
Percent
change
+3.3 +3.5 +7.8 +8.0 +11.4 +11.6 +11.5 +11.7 -2.4 -2.2 +5.1 +5.3 -5.2 -5.0 -8.5 -8.3 -4.7 -4.5 -1.3 -1.1
Indiana6 2014 6,597,880 24,105 365.3 333 5.0 2,197 33.3 1,608 24.4 6,894 104.5 14,681 222.5 174,909 2,651.0 36,909 559.4 124,144 1,881.6 13,856 210.0
2015 6,619,680 25,653 387.5 373 5.6 2,404 36.3 1,789 27.0 7,111 107.4 15,765 238.2 171,847 2,596.0 34,410 519.8 123,918 1,872.0 13,519 204.2
Percent
change
+6.4 +6.1 +12.0 +11.6 +9.4 +9.1 +11.3 +10.9 +3.1 +2.8 +7.4 +7.0 -1.8 -2.1 -6.8 -7.1 -0.2 -0.5 -2.4 -2.8
Michigan 2014 9,916,306 42,555 429.1 544 5.5 6,364 64.2 4,500 45.4 8,037 81.0 27,610 278.4 202,692 2,044.0 44,328 447.0 137,142 1,383.0 21,222 214.0
2015 9,922,576 41,231 415.5 571 5.8 6,450 65.0 4,163 42.0 7,796 78.6 26,414 266.2 187,101 1,885.6 40,041 403.5 131,296 1,323.2 15,764 158.9
Percent
change
-3.1 -3.2 +5.0 +4.9 +1.4 +1.3 -7.5 -7.5 -3.0 -3.1 -4.3 -4.4 -7.7 -7.8 -9.7 -9.7 -4.3 -4.3 -25.7 -25.8
Ohio6 2014 11,596,998 33,130 285.7 464 4.0 5,228 45.1 3,825 33.0 12,780 110.2 14,658 126.4 322,517 2,781.0 79,466 685.2 224,942 1,939.7 18,109 156.2
2015 11,613,423 33,898 291.9 500 4.3 5,149 44.3 4,154 35.8 12,554 108.1 15,695 135.1 300,525 2,587.7 69,303 596.7 213,993 1,842.6 17,229 148.4
Percent
change
+2.3 +2.2 +7.8 +7.6 -1.5 -1.7 +8.6 +8.4 -1.8 -1.9 +7.1 +6.9 -6.8 -7.0 -12.8 -12.9 -4.9 -5.0 -4.9 -5.0
Wisconsin6 2014 5,759,432 16,763 291.1 159 2.8 1,677 29.1 1,216 21.1 5,101 88.6 9,826 170.6 120,535 2,092.8 21,375 371.1 89,255 1,549.7 9,905 172.0
2015 5,771,337 17,647 305.8 240 4.2 1,780 30.8 1,224 21.2 5,232 90.7 10,395 180.1 113,924 1,974.0 19,554 338.8 83,385 1,444.8 10,985 190.3
Percent
change
+5.3 +5.1 +50.9 +50.6 +6.1 +5.9 +0.7 +0.5 +2.6 +2.4 +5.8 +5.6 -5.5 -5.7 -8.5 -8.7 -6.6 -6.8 +10.9 +10.7
West North Central6 2014 21,009,264 68,109 324.2 743 3.5 8,775 41.8 6,327 30.1 13,105 62.4 45,486 216.5 526,361 2,505.4 99,854 475.3 383,600 1,825.9 42,907 204.2
2015 21,120,392 74,182 351.2 950 4.5 9,358 44.3 7,011 33.2 14,370 68.0 49,504 234.4 513,977 2,433.6 95,938 454.2 374,988 1,775.5 43,051 203.8
Percent
change
+8.9 +8.3 +27.9 +27.2 +6.6 +6.1 +10.8 +10.2 +9.7 +9.1 +8.8 +8.3 -2.4 -2.9 -3.9 -4.4 -2.2 -2.8 +0.3 -0.2
Iowa 2014 3,109,481 8,484 272.8 60 1.9 1,150 37.0 829 26.7 1,047 33.7 6,227 200.3 65,100 2,093.6 14,363 461.9 46,594 1,498.4 4,143 133.2
2015 3,123,899 8,936 286.1 72 2.3 1,156 37.0 851 27.2 1,047 33.5 6,661 213.2 63,957 2,047.3 14,892 476.7 44,723 1,431.6 4,342 139.0
Percent
change
+5.3 +4.8 +20.0 +19.4 +0.5 +0.1 +2.7 +2.2 0.0 -0.5 +7.0 +6.5 -1.8 -2.2 +3.7 +3.2 -4.0 -4.5 +4.8 +4.3
Kansas 2014 2,902,507 10,235 352.6 92 3.2 1,483 51.1 1,066 36.7 1,361 46.9 7,299 251.5 80,029 2,757.2 15,921 548.5 57,169 1,969.6 6,939 239.1
2015 2,911,641 11,353 389.9 128 4.4 1,615 55.5 1,251 43.0 1,818 62.4 7,792 267.6 79,199 2,720.1 15,362 527.6 56,880 1,953.5 6,957 238.9
Percent
change
+10.9 +10.6 +39.1 +38.7 +8.9 +8.6 +17.4 +17.0 +33.6 +33.2 +6.8 +6.4 -1.0 -1.3 -3.5 -3.8 -0.5 -0.8 +0.3 -0.1
Minnesota 2014 5,457,125 12,505 229.1 88 1.6 2,001 36.7 1,448 26.5 3,687 67.6 6,729 123.3 125,377 2,297.5 20,773 380.7 96,237 1,763.5 8,367 153.3
2015 5,489,594 13,319 242.6 133 2.4 2,321 42.3 1,686 30.7 3,771 68.7 7,094 129.2 121,984 2,222.1 19,299 351.6 94,704 1,725.2 7,981 145.4
Percent
change
+6.5 +5.9 +51.1 +50.2 +16.0 +15.3 +16.4 +15.7 +2.3 +1.7 +5.4 +4.8 -2.7 -3.3 -7.1 -7.6 -1.6 -2.2 -4.6 -5.2
Missouri 2014 6,063,827 26,882 443.3 404 6.7 2,403 39.6 1,728 28.5 5,592 92.2 18,483 304.8 176,436 2,909.6 35,293 582.0 124,769 2,057.6 16,374 270.0
2015 6,083,672 30,261 497.4 502 8.3 2,553 42.0 1,854 30.5 6,376 104.8 20,830 342.4 173,642 2,854.2 34,006 559.0 122,637 2,015.8 16,999 279.4
Percent
change
+12.6 +12.2 +24.3 +23.9 +6.2 +5.9 +7.3 +6.9 +14.0 +13.6 +12.7 +12.3 -1.6 -1.9 -3.6 -4.0 -1.7 -2.0 +3.8 +3.5
Nebraska6 2014 1,882,980 5,201 276.2 53 2.8 878 46.6 645 34.3 1,044 55.4 3,226 171.3 47,526 2,524.0 7,936 421.5 35,063 1,862.1 4,527 240.4
2015 1,896,190 5,212 274.9 62 3.3 873 46.0 652 34.4 994 52.4 3,283 173.1 42,495 2,241.1 6,422 338.7 32,072 1,691.4 4,001 211.0
Percent
change
+0.2 -0.5 +17.0 +16.2 -0.6 -1.3 +1.1 +0.4 -4.8 -5.5 +1.8 +1.1 -10.6 -11.2 -19.1 -19.6 -8.5 -9.2 -11.6 -12.2
North Dakota 2014 740,040 2,001 270.4 23 3.1 382 51.6 275 37.2 175 23.6 1,421 192.0 15,857 2,142.7 2,751 371.7 11,559 1,561.9 1,547 209.0
2015 756,927 1,812 239.4 21 2.8 345 45.6 276 36.5 148 19.6 1,298 171.5 16,020 2,116.5 2,997 395.9 11,440 1,511.4 1,583 209.1
Percent
change
-9.4 -11.5 -8.7 -10.7 -9.7 -11.7 +0.4 -1.9 -15.4 -17.3 -8.7 -10.7 +1.0 -1.2 +8.9 +6.5 -1.0 -3.2 +2.3 *
South Dakota 2014 853,304 2,801 328.3 23 2.7 478 56.0 336 39.4 199 23.3 2,101 246.2 16,036 1,879.3 2,817 330.1 12,209 1,430.8 1,010 118.4
2015 858,469 3,289 383.1 32 3.7 495 57.7 441 51.4 216 25.2 2,546 296.6 16,680 1,943.0 2,960 344.8 12,532 1,459.8 1,188 138.4
Percent
change
+17.4 +16.7 +39.1 +38.3 +3.6 +2.9 +31.3 +30.5 +8.5 +7.9 +21.2 +20.5 +4.0 +3.4 +5.1 +4.4 +2.6 +2.0 +17.6 +16.9
South6, 7, 8, 9 2014 119,795,010 491,498 410.3 6,451 5.4 44,334 37.0 31,572 26.4 125,692 104.9 315,021 263.0 3,522,765 2,940.7 781,030 652.0 2,495,515 2,083.2 246,220 205.5
2015 121,182,847 506,913 418.3 7,200 5.9 46,434 38.3 33,196 27.4 126,454 104.3 326,825 269.7 3,369,856 2,780.8 714,080 589.3 2,405,604 1,985.1 250,172 206.4
Percent change +3.1 +2.0 +11.6 +10.3 +4.7 +3.5 +5.1 +3.9 +0.6 -0.5 +3.7 +2.6 -4.3 -5.4 -8.6 -9.6 -3.6 -4.7 +1.6 +0.4
South Atlantic7, 8, 9 2014 62,520,247 248,962 398.2 3,360 5.4 20,400 32.6 14,378 23.0 66,118 105.8 159,084 254.5 1,789,367 2,862.1 385,780 617.0 1,285,216 2,055.7 118,371 189.3
2015 63,276,764 255,164 403.3 3,766 6.0 21,271 33.6 15,078 23.8 66,181 104.6 163,946 259.1 1,706,080 2,696.2 348,966 551.5 1,235,620 1,952.7 121,494 192.0
Percent
change
+2.5 +1.3 +12.1 +10.7 +4.3 +3.0 +4.9 +3.6 +0.1 -1.1 +3.1 +1.8 -4.7 -5.8 -9.5 -10.6 -3.9 -5.0 +2.6 +1.4
Delaware 2014 935,968 4,568 488.1 50 5.3 390 41.7 274 29.3 1,271 135.8 2,857 305.2 27,915 2,982.5 5,765 615.9 20,885 2,231.4 1,265 135.2
2015 945,934 4,720 499.0 63 6.7 341 36.0 243 25.7 1,235 130.6 3,081 325.7 25,455 2,691.0 4,773 504.6 19,501 2,061.6 1,181 124.9
Percent
change
+3.3 +2.2 +26.0 +24.7 -12.6 -13.5 -11.3 -12.2 -2.8 -3.9 +7.8 +6.7 -8.8 -9.8 -17.2 -18.1 -6.6 -7.6 -6.6 -7.6
District of Columbia7 2014 659,836 8,199 1,242.6 105 15.9 472 71.5 349 52.9 3,497 530.0 4,125 625.2 34,147 5,175.1 3,466 525.3 26,898 4,076.5 3,783 573.3
2015 672,228 8,531 1,269.1 162 24.1 494 73.5 366 54.4 3,742 556.7 4,133 614.8 31,435 4,676.2 2,971 442.0 25,200 3,748.7 3,264 485.5
Percent
change
+4.0 +2.1 +54.3 +51.4 +4.7 +2.7 +4.9 +2.9 +7.0 +5.0 +0.2 -1.7 -7.9 -9.6 -14.3 -15.9 -6.3 -8.0 -13.7 -15.3
Florida 2014 19,905,569 91,345 458.9 982 4.9 7,132 35.8 5,038 25.3 21,621 108.6 61,610 309.5 583,774 2,932.7 121,379 609.8 426,197 2,141.1 36,198 181.8
2015 20,271,272 93,626 461.9 1,041 5.1 7,553 37.3 5,430 26.8 21,137 104.3 63,895 315.2 570,270 2,813.2 109,268 539.0 420,341 2,073.6 40,661 200.6
Percent
change
+2.5 +0.6 +6.0 +4.1 +5.9 +4.0 +7.8 +5.8 -2.2 -4.0 +3.7 +1.8 -2.3 -4.1 -10.0 -11.6 -1.4 -3.2 +12.3 +10.3
Georgia8, 9 2014 10,097,132 38,955 385.8 607 6.0 3,147 31.2 2,209 21.9 12,786 126.6 22,415 222.0 339,146 3,358.8 78,029 772.8 233,359 2,311.1 27,758 274.9
2015 10,214,860 38,643 378.3 615 6.0 3,224 31.6 2,296 22.5 12,247 119.9 22,557 220.8 308,723 3,022.3 66,374 649.8 215,867 2,113.3 26,482 259.2
Percent
change
-0.8 -1.9 +1.3 +0.2 +2.4 +1.3 +3.9 +2.7 -4.2 -5.3 +0.6 -0.5 -9.0 -10.0 -14.9 -15.9 -7.5 -8.6 -4.6 -5.7
Maryland 2014 5,975,346 26,767 448.0 362 6.1 1,632 27.3 1,144 19.1 9,565 160.1 15,208 254.5 150,390 2,516.8 28,134 470.8 109,140 1,826.5 13,116 219.5
2015 6,006,401 27,462 457.2 516 8.6 1,666 27.7 1,184 19.7 9,863 164.2 15,417 256.7 139,048 2,315.0 25,678 427.5 100,219 1,668.5 13,151 218.9
Percent
change
+2.6 +2.1 +42.5 +41.8 +2.1 +1.6 +3.5 +3.0 +3.1 +2.6 +1.4 +0.9 -7.5 -8.0 -8.7 -9.2 -8.2 -8.6 +0.3 -0.3
North Carolina8 2014 9,940,387 32,718 329.1 498 5.0 2,432 24.5 1,738 17.5 8,411 84.6 21,377 215.1 285,498 2,872.1 79,266 797.4 192,609 1,937.6 13,623 137.0
2015 10,042,802 34,852 347.0 517 5.1 2,684 26.7 1,939 19.3 8,825 87.9 22,826 227.3 276,183 2,750.1 74,841 745.2 187,907 1,871.1 13,435 133.8
Percent
change
+6.5 +5.4 +3.8 +2.8 +10.4 +9.2 +11.6 +10.4 +4.9 +3.9 +6.8 +5.7 -3.3 -4.2 -5.6 -6.5 -2.4 -3.4 -1.4 -2.4
South Carolina 2014 4,829,160 24,038 497.8 322 6.7 2,185 45.2 1,522 31.5 4,018 83.2 17,513 362.7 168,281 3,484.7 37,163 769.6 118,173 2,447.1 12,945 268.1
2015 4,896,146 24,700 504.5 399 8.1 2,297 46.9 1,707 34.9 3,931 80.3 18,073 369.1 161,245 3,293.3 34,551 705.7 113,724 2,322.7 12,970 264.9
Percent
change
+2.8 +1.3 +23.9 +22.2 +5.1 +3.7 +12.2 +10.6 -2.2 -3.5 +3.2 +1.8 -4.2 -5.5 -7.0 -8.3 -3.8 -5.1 +0.2 -1.2
Virginia 2014 8,328,098 16,522 198.4 350 4.2 2,416 29.0 1,687 20.3 4,294 51.6 9,462 113.6 161,934 1,944.4 23,210 278.7 131,001 1,573.0 7,723 92.7
2015 8,382,993 16,399 195.6 383 4.6 2,340 27.9 1,493 17.8 4,441 53.0 9,235 110.2 156,470 1,866.5 21,340 254.6 127,019 1,515.2 8,111 96.8
Percent
change
-0.7 -1.4 +9.4 +8.7 -3.1 -3.8 -11.5 -12.1 +3.4 +2.7 -2.4 -3.0 -3.4 -4.0 -8.1 -8.7 -3.0 -3.7 +5.0 +4.3
West Virginia 2014 1,848,751 5,850 316.4 84 4.5 594 32.1 417 22.6 655 35.4 4,517 244.3 38,282 2,070.7 9,368 506.7 26,954 1,458.0 1,960 106.0
2015 1,844,128 6,231 337.9 70 3.8 672 36.4 420 22.8 760 41.2 4,729 256.4 37,251 2,020.0 9,170 497.3 25,842 1,401.3 2,239 121.4
Percent
change
+6.5 +6.8 -16.7 -16.5 +13.1 +13.4 +0.7 +1.0 +16.0 +16.3 +4.7 +5.0 -2.7 -2.4 -2.1 -1.9 -4.1 -3.9 +14.2 +14.5
East South Central6 2014 18,800,250 78,542 417.8 1,068 5.7 7,238 38.5 5,161 27.5 17,718 94.2 52,518 279.3 541,794 2,881.8 133,845 711.9 374,310 1,991.0 33,639 178.9
2015 18,876,703 81,282 430.6 1,222 6.5 7,410 39.3 5,281 28.0 17,686 93.7 54,964 291.2 519,694 2,753.1 125,561 665.2 358,903 1,901.3 35,230 186.6
Percent
change
+3.5 +3.1 +14.4 +14.0 +2.4 +2.0 +2.3 +1.9 -0.2 -0.6 +4.7 +4.2 -4.1 -4.5 -6.2 -6.6 -4.1 -4.5 +4.7 +4.3
Alabama 2014 4,846,411 20,727 427.7 276 5.7 2,005 41.4 1,425 29.4 4,702 97.0 13,744 283.6 154,087 3,179.4 39,723 819.6 104,223 2,150.5 10,141 209.2
2015 4,858,979 22,952 472.4 348 7.2 2,039 42.0 1,456 30.0 4,611 94.9 15,954 328.3 144,746 2,978.9 35,255 725.6 99,156 2,040.7 10,335 212.7
Percent
change
+10.7 +10.4 +26.1 +25.8 +1.7 +1.4 +2.2 +1.9 -1.9 -2.2 +16.1 +15.8 -6.1 -6.3 -11.2 -11.5 -4.9 -5.1 +1.9 +1.6
Kentucky 2014 4,412,617 9,495 215.2 164 3.7 1,556 35.3 1,098 24.9 3,343 75.8 4,432 100.4 99,909 2,264.2 23,426 530.9 70,108 1,588.8 6,375 144.5
2015 4,425,092 9,676 218.7 209 4.7 1,492 33.7 997 22.5 3,307 74.7 4,668 105.5 96,362 2,177.6 22,260 503.0 66,320 1,498.7 7,782 175.9
Percent
change
+1.9 +1.6 +27.4 +27.1 -4.1 -4.4 -9.2 -9.5 -1.1 -1.4 +5.3 +5.0 -3.6 -3.8 -5.0 -5.2 -5.4 -5.7 +22.1 +21.7
Mississippi6 2014 2,993,443 8,331 278.3 259 8.7 1,082 36.1 768 25.7 2,405 80.3 4,585 153.2 86,887 2,902.6 23,898 798.3 58,515 1,954.8 4,474 149.5
2015 2,992,333 8,254 275.8 259 8.7 1,203 40.2 862 28.8 2,294 76.7 4,498 150.3 84,790 2,833.6 24,799 828.8 55,748 1,863.0 4,243 141.8
Percent
change
-0.9 -0.9 0.0 * +11.2 +11.2 +12.2 +12.3 -4.6 -4.6 -1.9 -1.9 -2.4 -2.4 +3.8 +3.8 -4.7 -4.7 -5.2 -5.1
Tennessee 2014 6,547,779 39,989 610.7 369 5.6 2,595 39.6 1,870 28.6 7,268 111.0 29,757 454.5 200,911 3,068.4 46,798 714.7 141,464 2,160.5 12,649 193.2
2015 6,600,299 40,400 612.1 406 6.2 2,676 40.5 1,966 29.8 7,474 113.2 29,844 452.2 193,796 2,936.2 43,247 655.2 137,679 2,086.0 12,870 195.0
Percent
change
+1.0 +0.2 +10.0 +9.2 +3.1 +2.3 +5.1 +4.3 +2.8 +2.0 +0.3 -0.5 -3.5 -4.3 -7.6 -8.3 -2.7 -3.5 +1.7 +0.9
West South Central 2014 38,474,513 163,994 426.2 2,023 5.3 16,696 43.4 12,033 31.3 41,856 108.8 103,419 268.8 1,191,604 3,097.1 261,405 679.4 835,989 2,172.8 94,210 244.9
2015 39,029,380 170,467 436.8 2,212 5.7 17,753 45.5 12,837 32.9 42,587 109.1 107,915 276.5 1,144,082 2,931.3 239,553 613.8 811,081 2,078.1 93,448 239.4
Percent
change
+3.9 +2.5 +9.3 +7.8 +6.3 +4.8 +6.7 +5.2 +1.7 +0.3 +4.3 +2.9 -4.0 -5.4 -8.4 -9.7 -3.0 -4.4 -0.8 -2.2
Arkansas 2014 2,966,835 14,248 480.2 175 5.9 1,816 61.2 1,291 43.5 2,037 68.7 10,220 344.5 99,452 3,352.1 24,816 836.4 69,001 2,325.7 5,635 189.9
2015 2,978,204 15,526 521.3 181 6.1 1,931 64.8 1,300 43.7 2,098 70.4 11,316 380.0 96,836 3,251.5 22,640 760.2 68,424 2,297.5 5,772 193.8
Percent
change
+9.0 +8.6 +3.4 +3.0 +6.3 +5.9 +0.7 +0.3 +3.0 +2.6 +10.7 +10.3 -2.6 -3.0 -8.8 -9.1 -0.8 -1.2 +2.4 +2.0
Louisiana 2014 4,648,990 23,983 515.9 476 10.2 1,382 29.7 981 21.1 5,725 123.1 16,400 352.8 161,192 3,467.2 38,541 829.0 113,251 2,436.0 9,400 202.2
2015 4,670,724 25,208 539.7 481 10.3 1,723 36.9 1,260 27.0 5,550 118.8 17,454 373.7 156,629 3,353.4 35,453 759.0 111,435 2,385.8 9,741 208.6
Percent
change
+5.1 +4.6 +1.1 +0.6 +24.7 +24.1 +28.4 +27.8 -3.1 -3.5 +6.4 +5.9 -2.8 -3.3 -8.0 -8.4 -1.6 -2.1 +3.6 +3.1
Oklahoma 2014 3,879,610 16,052 413.8 180 4.6 1,862 48.0 1,361 35.1 3,073 79.2 10,937 281.9 117,445 3,027.2 29,963 772.3 76,719 1,977.5 10,763 277.4
2015 3,911,338 16,506 422.0 234 6.0 1,849 47.3 1,352 34.6 3,005 76.8 11,418 291.9 112,878 2,885.9 28,406 726.2 74,022 1,892.5 10,450 267.2
Percent
change
+2.8 +2.0 +30.0 +28.9 -0.7 -1.5 -0.7 -1.5 -2.2 -3.0 +4.4 +3.6 -3.9 -4.7 -5.2 -6.0 -3.5 -4.3 -2.9 -3.7
Texas 2014 26,979,078 109,711 406.7 1,192 4.4 11,636 43.1 8,400 31.1 31,021 115.0 65,862 244.1 813,515 3,015.4 168,085 623.0 577,018 2,138.8 68,412 253.6
2015 27,469,114 113,227 412.2 1,316 4.8 12,250 44.6 8,925 32.5 31,934 116.3 67,727 246.6 777,739 2,831.3 153,054 557.2 557,200 2,028.5 67,485 245.7
Percent
change
+3.2 +1.4 +10.4 +8.4 +5.3 +3.4 +6.3 +4.4 +2.9 +1.1 +2.8 +1.0 -4.4 -6.1 -8.9 -10.6 -3.4 -5.2 -1.4 -3.1
West6,8 2014 75,179,041 280,111 372.6 2,907 3.9 29,420 39.1 21,243 28.3 77,246 102.7 170,538 226.8 2,048,509 2,724.8 418,153 556.2 1,372,329 1,825.4 258,027 343.2
2015 76,044,679 302,216 397.4 3,167 4.2 31,355 41.2 23,105 30.4 82,663 108.7 185,031 243.3 2,129,015 2,799.7 401,849 528.4 1,444,684 1,899.8 282,482 371.5
Percent change +7.9 +6.7 +8.9 +7.7 +6.6 +5.4 +8.8 +7.5 +7.0 +5.8 +8.5 +7.3 +3.9 +2.7 -3.9 -5.0 +5.3 +4.1 +9.5 +8.2
Mountain6, 8 2014 23,195,079 87,823 378.6 884 3.8 12,123 52.3 8,749 37.7 19,073 82.2 55,743 240.3 650,561 2,804.7 130,793 563.9 461,714 1,990.6 58,054 250.3
2015 23,530,498 94,878 403.2 918 3.9 12,784 54.3 9,311 39.6 20,242 86.0 60,934 259.0 661,861 2,812.8 125,048 531.4 470,563 1,999.8 66,250 281.5
Percent
change
+8.0 +6.5 +3.8 +2.4 +5.5 +3.9 +6.4 +4.9 +6.1 +4.6 +9.3 +7.8 +1.7 +0.3 -4.4 -5.8 +1.9 +0.5 +14.1 +12.5
Arizona 2014 6,728,783 26,422 392.7 311 4.6 3,272 48.6 2,356 35.0 6,225 92.5 16,614 246.9 213,406 3,171.5 43,412 645.2 152,683 2,269.1 17,311 257.3
2015 6,828,065 28,012 410.2 309 4.5 3,108 45.5 2,294 33.6 6,360 93.1 18,235 267.1 207,107 3,033.2 37,957 555.9 152,365 2,231.5 16,785 245.8
Percent
change
+6.0 +4.5 -0.6 -2.1 -5.0 -6.4 -2.6 -4.0 +2.2 +0.7 +9.8 +8.2 -3.0 -4.4 -12.6 -13.8 -0.2 -1.7 -3.0 -4.4
Colorado 2014 5,355,588 16,487 307.8 150 2.8 3,089 57.7 2,236 41.8 3,037 56.7 10,211 190.7 135,789 2,535.5 23,502 438.8 99,688 1,861.4 12,599 235.2
2015 5,456,574 17,515 321.0 176 3.2 3,257 59.7 2,377 43.6 3,323 60.9 10,759 197.2 144,136 2,641.5 23,454 429.8 104,682 1,918.5 16,000 293.2
Percent
change
+6.2 +4.3 +17.3 +15.2 +5.4 +3.5 +6.3 +4.3 +9.4 +7.4 +5.4 +3.4 +6.1 +4.2 -0.2 -2.1 +5.0 +3.1 +27.0 +24.6
Idaho 2014 1,634,806 3,439 210.4 32 2.0 645 39.5 463 28.3 203 12.4 2,559 156.5 30,440 1,862.0 6,466 395.5 22,297 1,363.9 1,677 102.6
2015 1,654,930 3,568 215.6 32 1.9 694 41.9 533 32.2 192 11.6 2,650 160.1 28,858 1,743.8 6,124 370.0 20,863 1,260.7 1,871 113.1
Percent
change
+3.8 +2.5 0.0 -1.2 +7.6 +6.3 +15.1 +13.7 -5.4 -6.6 +3.6 +2.3 -5.2 -6.3 -5.3 -6.4 -6.4 -7.6 +11.6 +10.2
Montana 2014 1,023,252 3,361 328.5 38 3.7 558 54.5 396 38.7 202 19.7 2,563 250.5 25,525 2,494.5 3,639 355.6 19,826 1,937.5 2,060 201.3
2015 1,032,949 3,611 349.6 36 3.5 547 53.0 431 41.7 210 20.3 2,818 272.8 27,100 2,623.6 3,838 371.6 20,844 2,017.9 2,418 234.1
Percent
change
+7.4 +6.4 -5.3 -6.2 -2.0 -2.9 +8.8 +7.8 +4.0 +3.0 +9.9 +8.9 +6.2 +5.2 +5.5 +4.5 +5.1 +4.1 +17.4 +16.3
Nevada 2014 2,838,281 18,043 635.7 170 6.0 1,357 47.8 987 34.8 5,954 209.8 10,562 372.1 74,574 2,627.4 21,924 772.4 42,466 1,496.2 10,184 358.8
2015 2,890,845 20,118 695.9 178 6.2 1,688 58.4 1,238 42.8 6,287 217.5 11,965 413.9 77,137 2,668.3 22,360 773.5 43,426 1,502.2 11,351 392.7
Percent
change
+11.5 +9.5 +4.7 +2.8 +24.4 +22.1 +25.4 +23.1 +5.6 +3.7 +13.3 +11.2 +3.4 +1.6 +2.0 +0.1 +2.3 +0.4 +11.5 +9.4
New Mexico8 2014 2,085,567 12,465 597.7 101 4.8 1,481 71.0 1,070 51.3 2,086 100.0 8,797 421.8 73,877 3,542.3 18,505 887.3 49,082 2,353.4 6,290 301.6
2015 2,085,109 13,681 656.1 117 5.6 1,672 80.2 1,215 58.3 2,485 119.2 9,407 451.2 77,094 3,697.4 17,085 819.4 51,483 2,469.1 8,526 408.9
Percent
change
+9.8 +9.8 +15.8 +15.9 +12.9 +12.9 +13.6 +13.6 +19.1 +19.2 +6.9 +7.0 +4.4 +4.4 -7.7 -7.7 +4.9 +4.9 +35.5 +35.6
Utah6 2014 2,944,498 6,464 219.5 66 2.2 1,547 52.5 1,114 37.8 1,313 44.6 3,538 120.2 85,473 2,902.8 11,656 395.9 66,487 2,258.0 7,330 248.9
2015 2,995,919 7,071 236.0 54 1.8 1,645 54.9 1,098 36.6 1,326 44.3 4,046 135.1 89,278 2,980.0 12,468 416.2 68,103 2,273.2 8,707 290.6
Percent
change
+9.4 +7.5 -18.2 -19.6 +6.3 +4.5 -1.4 -3.1 +1.0 -0.7 +14.4 +12.4 +4.5 +2.7 +7.0 +5.1 +2.4 +0.7 +18.8 +16.7
Wyoming 2014 584,304 1,142 195.4 16 2.7 174 29.8 127 21.7 53 9.1 899 153.9 11,477 1,964.2 1,689 289.1 9,185 1,572.0 603 103.2
2015 586,107 1,302 222.1 16 2.7 173 29.5 125 21.3 59 10.1 1,054 179.8 11,151 1,902.6 1,762 300.6 8,797 1,500.9 592 101.0
Percent
change
+14.0 +13.7 0.0 -0.3 -0.6 -0.9 -1.6 -1.9 +11.3 +11.0 +17.2 +16.9 -2.8 -3.1 +4.3 +4.0 -4.2 -4.5 -1.8 -2.1
Pacific6 2014 51,983,962 192,288 369.9 2,023 3.9 17,297 33.3 12,494 24.0 58,173 111.9 114,795 220.8 1,397,948 2,689.2 287,360 552.8 910,615 1,751.7 199,973 384.7
2015 52,514,181 207,338 394.8 2,249 4.3 18,571 35.4 13,794 26.3 62,421 118.9 124,097 236.3 1,467,154 2,793.8 276,801 527.1 974,121 1,855.0 216,232 411.8
Percent
change
+7.8 +6.7 +11.2 +10.0 +7.4 +6.3 +10.4 +9.3 +7.3 +6.2 +8.1 +7.0 +5.0 +3.9 -3.7 -4.6 +7.0 +5.9 +8.1 +7.0
Alaska 2014 737,046 4,684 635.5 41 5.6 771 104.6 553 75.0 629 85.3 3,243 440.0 20,334 2,758.9 3,150 427.4 15,445 2,095.5 1,739 235.9
2015 738,432 5,392 730.2 59 8.0 901 122.0 650 88.0 761 103.1 3,671 497.1 20,806 2,817.6 3,511 475.5 15,249 2,065.1 2,046 277.1
Percent
change
+15.1 +14.9 +43.9 +43.6 +16.9 +16.6 +17.5 +17.3 +21.0 +20.8 +13.2 +13.0 +2.3 +2.1 +11.5 +11.3 -1.3 -1.5 +17.7 +17.4
California 2014 38,792,291 153,763 396.4 1,700 4.4 11,578 29.8 8,389 21.6 48,681 125.5 91,804 236.7 947,193 2,441.7 202,669 522.4 592,673 1,527.8 151,851 391.4
2015 39,144,818 166,883 426.3 1,861 4.8 12,811 32.7 9,387 24.0 52,862 135.0 99,349 253.8 1,024,914 2,618.3 197,404 504.3 656,517 1,677.1 170,993 436.8
Percent
change
+8.5 +7.6 +9.5 +8.5 +10.6 +9.7 +11.9 +10.9 +8.6 +7.6 +8.2 +7.2 +8.2 +7.2 -2.6 -3.5 +10.8 +9.8 +12.6 +11.6
Hawaii 2014 1,420,257 3,362 236.7 20 1.4 548 38.6 388 27.3 952 67.0 1,842 129.7 46,022 3,240.4 7,470 526.0 33,003 2,323.7 5,549 390.7
2015 1,431,603 4,201 293.4 19 1.3 561 39.2 400 27.9 1,203 84.0 2,418 168.9 54,346 3,796.2 6,557 458.0 42,010 2,934.5 5,779 403.7
Percent
change
+25.0 +24.0 -5.0 -5.8 +2.4 +1.6 +3.1 +2.3 +26.4 +25.4 +31.3 +30.2 +18.1 +17.2 -12.2 -12.9 +27.3 +26.3 +4.1 +3.3
Oregon6 2014 3,971,202 10,294 259.2 84 2.1 1,620 40.8 1,165 29.3 2,270 57.2 6,320 159.1 123,142 3,100.9 18,690 470.6 94,177 2,371.5 10,275 258.7
2015 4,028,977 10,468 259.8 99 2.5 1,593 39.5 1,164 28.9 2,146 53.3 6,630 164.6 118,719 2,946.6 18,336 455.1 89,836 2,229.7 10,547 261.8
Percent
change
+1.7 +0.2 +17.9 +16.2 -1.7 -3.1 -0.1 -1.5 -5.5 -6.8 +4.9 +3.4 -3.6 -5.0 -1.9 -3.3 -4.6 -6.0 +2.6 +1.2
Washington6 2014 7,063,166 20,185 285.8 178 2.5 2,780 39.4 1,999 28.3 5,641 79.9 11,586 164.0 261,257 3,698.9 55,381 784.1 175,317 2,482.1 30,559 432.7
2015 7,170,351 20,394 284.4 211 2.9 2,705 37.7 2,193 30.6 5,449 76.0 12,029 167.8 248,369 3,463.8 50,993 711.2 170,509 2,378.0 26,867 374.7
Percent
change
+1.0 -0.5 +18.5 +16.8 -2.7 -4.2 +9.7 +8.1 -3.4 -4.8 +3.8 +2.3 -4.9 -6.4 -7.9 -9.3 -2.7 -4.2 -12.1 -13.4
Puerto Rico10 2014 3,534,888 8,383 237.2 681 19.3 56 1.6 41 1.2 5,171 146.3 2,475 70.0 45,622 1,290.6 12,035 340.5 28,948 818.9 4,639 131.2
2015 3,474,182 7,629 219.6 584 16.8 165 4.7 123 3.5 4,070 117.1 2,810 80.9 37,717 1,085.6 9,150 263.4 24,493 705.0 4,074 117.3
Percent
change
-9.0 -7.4 -14.2 -12.7 +194.6 +199.8 +200.0 +205.2 -21.3 -19.9 +13.5 +15.5 -17.3 -15.9 -24.0 -22.6 -15.4 -13.9 -12.2 -10.6
  • 1 The previous year's crime figures have been adjusted.
  • 2 Population figures are U.S. Census Bureau provisional estimates as of July 1, 2015.
  • 3 The violent crime figures include the offenses of murder, rape (revised definition), robbery, and aggravated assault.
  • 4 The figures shown in the rape (revised definition) column were estimated using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See data declaration for further explanation.
  • 5 The figures shown in the rape (legacy definition) column were estimated using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See data declaration for further explanation.
  • 6 Agencies within this state submitted rape data according to both the revised UCR definition of rape and the legacy UCR definition of rape.
  • 7 Includes offenses reported by the Metro Transit Police and the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Services Fire Investigation Unit.
  • 8 This state's agencies submitted rape data according to the legacy UCR definition of rape.
  • 9 Because of changes in the state/local agency's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • 10 The figures submitted by Puerto Rico for rape were not verified and may not be comparable to previous years' data.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.
  • NOTE: Although arson data are included in the trend and clearance tables, sufficient data are not available to estimate totals for this offense. Therefore, no arson data are published in this table.

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Crime in the United States, by Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2014–2015

  • In 2015, the estimated number of violent crimes in the United States increased 3.8 percent when compared with 2014 data.
  • When comparing the 2-year estimates, violent crimes increased in three of the four regions, with the largest increase (7.9 percent) occurring in the West, followed by an increase of 4.1 percent in the Midwest, and 3.1 percent in the South. Violent crime decreased 0.9 percent in the Northeast.
  • The estimated number of murders increased 15.2 percent in the Midwest, 11.6 percent in the South, 8.9 percent in the West, and 4.2 percent in the Northeast.
  • For rape (revised definition), the West had a 6.6 percent increase, the Midwest saw a 4.9 percent increase, the South had a 4.7 percent increase, and the Northeast saw a 3.8 percent increase.
  • The estimated number of robbery offenses in 2015 rose 7.0 percent in the West, 1.3 percent in the Midwest, and 0.6 percent in the South. Robbery decreased 4.2 percent in the Northeast.
  • Estimated aggravated assault offenses were up 8.5 percent in the West, 4.9 percent in the Midwest, 3.7 percent in the South, and 0.1 percent in the Northeast.
  • For 2015, the estimated number of property crimes nationwide decreased 2.6 percent when compared with the 2014 estimate.
  • The estimated number of property crimes declined 6.8 percent in the Northeast, 4.5 percent in the Midwest, and 4.3 percent in the South. Property crimes increased 3.9 percent in the West.
  • The estimated number of burglaries decreased 12.9 percent in the Northeast, 8.6 percent in the South, 8.1 percent in the Midwest, and 3.9 percent in the West.
  • Larceny-thefts declined 5.7 percent in the Northeast, 3.6 percent in the South, and 3.5 percent in the Midwest. Larceny-thefts rose 5.3 percent in the West.
  • When compared with the 2014 estimates, the estimated number of motor vehicle thefts in 2015 decreased 4.6 percent in the Midwest and 3.0 percent in the Northeast. Motor vehicle thefts increased 9.5 percent in the West and 1.6 percent in the South.